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Immigration News & Updates

Immigration Alert: Changes to Application Process at ports of entry (POE) in the Southern Ontario Region

May 2, 2017 Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has announced a significant change regarding applications for PR landings and new work permits made at some ports of entry in Southern Ontario (Queenston, Niagara Falls, Rainbow Bridge and For Erie). Effective immediately, applications for PR landings and new work permits at the above noted ports of … Read More

Update: Immigration Executive Order still halted despite Virginia ruling

Updated March 27, 2017 On March 24, 2017, a federal judge in Virginia ruled to uphold the Executive Order issued March 6, 2017. This decision does not change two previous court rulings that put an emergency halt to the order before it was set to take effect on March 16. At this time, the Order remains halted. As … Read More

Government of Canada Update: Entry / Exit Requirements regarding the Executive Order dated March 6, 2017

March 8, 2017 Source: Travel & Tourism section of Government of Canada website, March 6, 2017. Executive Order Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States (the ‘Executive Order’) Canadians travelling with a Canadian passport, including dual citizens who have citizenship from Canada and from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria or Yemen, are exempt from … Read More

Centre for International Experience Alert: Travel to the U.S.

Originally posted on March 7, 2017 Source:  Student Life The Safety Abroad Office is continuing to closely monitor travel restrictions impacting persons holding passports from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen set to be imposed by the United States on March 16th, 2017. Global Affairs Canada has issued a statement that Canadians travelling with … Read More

Statement on the revised Executive Order regarding travel restrictions to the U.S.

March 6, 2017 To: University of Toronto Community From: Joseph Wong, Associate Vice-President & Vice-Provost, International Student Experience Re: Statement on the revised Executive Order regarding travel restrictions to the U.S. On March 6, 2017, the Trump administration announced a revised immigration Executive Order, to take effect March 16, 2017. This new Executive Order temporarily suspends immigration … Read More

Creating a Supportive Environment for International Students

Source: School of Graduate Studies The School of Graduate Studies has implemented a number of initiatives aimed at decreasing barriers to internationalization.

Student Life Alert: Travel to the U.S.

Source: Student Life The Safety Abroad Office is continuing to closely monitor travel restrictions impacting persons holding passports from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen set to be imposed by the United States on March 16th, 2017.

Developments regarding the Executive Order

Updated on February 9, 2017 To: The University of Toronto Community From: The University of Toronto Re: Developments regarding the Executive Order There are no changes to the information below as a result of the most recent updates regarding the Executive Order. Posted February 4, 2017 We continue to monitor developments regarding the Executive Order and … Read More

U.S. Travel Restrictions (PDAD&C #59)

Source: Communications for Academic Administrators President Gertler issued a statement on Sunday expressing concern at recent events in the United States.

University of Toronto keeping close watch on impact of U.S. travel restrictions

“The idea of targeting and restricting the travel of individuals on the basis of their nationality or birthplace is antithetical to everything we stand for as an institution and a country.” View more information on how the University of Toronto is keeping close watch on events related to President Trump’s order restricting travel to the … Read More