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Canadian Government Proposes Limiting Student Visas to Attendees of Provincially Recognized Schools

In an effort to stop abuse of the International Student Program by those seeking to work illegally in Canada and stem the growth of a student-visa mill industry that harms the reputation of Canadian educational institutions, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) on Friday proposed to parliament new regulations that would limit student visas to enrollees of institutions recognized by provinces […]

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Immigration Dept to Clamp Down on Student Visa Misuse

The federal government plans on tightening rules for those on student visas to reduce inappropriate use of the visas to work in Canada. The new rules will seek to prevent the practice of gaining entrance into Canada on a student visa, but instead of attending school, using the time in Canada to work. Immigration Minister Jason Kenney says that while […]

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