Covid-19 related job losses mean thousands of students face deportation


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Over 16,000 petitions were delivered to Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino’s office in November calling for changes to student work permit rules before Dec 31d. Covid-19 related job losses have meant that hundreds of thousands of former international students may be unable to qualify for permanent resident status. And the deadline for renewal of work permits is fast approaching. We speak with Simran Dhunna of Migrant Students United.

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