The Canadian government has granted a reprieve to 700 Indian students, after facing a wave of protests from them and their supporters. Most of these students come from Punjab, and they had taken to the streets to demonstrate against the threat of deportation, claiming that their immigration consultant had misled them.
Canada has threatened some Indian students with deportation for allegedly submitting fraudulent admission letters. Actual number of students is much less than the 700 being reported in the media.
Most of these students had gone to Canada during 2017-2019. After completing their…
— Aditya Raj Kaul (@AdityaRajKaul) June 11, 2023
Around 700 Indian students are in danger of being deported from Canada after it was discovered in March that the offer letters they presented when applying for permanent residency were fraudulent.
Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal, the Minister for NRI Affairs in Punjab, declared that the state government will give free legal aid to the Indian students who are being deported.