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Immigration News & Updates

December 6th, 2017

Update on Entrance Requirements to the United States

On December 4, 2017, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the Presidential Declaration issued on September 24, 2017 could be implemented in its entirety, effective immediately. The Declaration imposes restrictions on immigration to the United States by citizens of Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Syria, Venezuela, Somalia and Yemen. The Declaration remains unchanged until … Read More

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June 30th, 2017

Information on Entrance Eligibility to the United States

On June 26, 2017, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the revised immigration Executive Order that took effect March 16, 2017 would be upheld with the exception of foreigners holding “a credible claim of a bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States.” Individuals with a bona fide relationship are … Read More

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June 26th, 2017

Statement on the U.S. Supreme Court ruling regarding travel restrictions to the U.S.

June 26, 2017 To: University of Toronto Community From: Joseph Wong, Associate Vice-President & Vice-Provost, International Student Experience Re: Statement on the U.S. Supreme Court ruling regarding travel restrictions to the U.S. On June 26, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the revised Immigration Executive Order that took effect March 16, 2017 would be upheld with the exception … Read More

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May 3rd, 2017

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

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March 27th, 2017

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

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March 8th, 2017

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

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March 7th, 2017

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

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March 6th, 2017

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

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March 6th, 2017

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.

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February 13th, 2017

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.

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