Canada Announces 2-Year Cap on Student Visas

 

Canada Announces 2-Year Cap on Student Visas
Canada Announces 2-Year Cap on Student Visas

 

 

 

The Federal government of Canada has announced a two-year cap on student visas as a result of the housing crunch in the North American country.

Canada’s Minister for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Marc Miller made this announcement at a news conference in Montreal where the Justin Trudeau-led cabinet is holding a three-day retreat.

Miller said with a stated goal of targeting institutional bad actors and amid concern about the impact growing numbers of international students are having on the housing market, the government will cap the number of student visas over the next two years.

According to Miller, the Canadian government will approve approximately 360,000 undergraduate study permits for 2024 which happens to be a 35 per cent reduction from the year 2023. Miller explained that in some provinces, the total reduction in permits will be approximately 50 per cen

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