Past two years turned out to be a bit difficult for the post-graduates who completed their coursework though distance learning in their final study program. All the graduates were denied Post-Graduate Work Permit along with their residential status.
Now after two years of consideration, the Canadian court has finally allowed open work permit for three years along with the restoration of temporary residential status. The pre-requisite to this agreement is that only the post-graduates who were denied work permit between September 1, 2014, and March 15, 2016, are allowed for the restoration of temporary residential status. Also, they should have completed their final study through a distance learning method. The time given for reconsideration of work permits for these candidates expires on March 17, 2017.
All the candidates who fall into this category are requested to step forward for reconsideration. Moreover, two more conditions are added for the benefit of these graduates. First one, work permits can be accepted within Canada. Irrespective of missing the 90-day deadline to apply for temporary restoring of residential status, their application will still be accepted.
All this happened only after a successful graduate challenged the denial of work permits in the Canadian court. Also, the fee for different applications was also altered and was changed to the following
Immigration McCallum believes that these foreign graduates are competent and skilled to improve the country’s economy. He also referred to the country as an aging one and young blood from other countries can affect the countries growth majorly. The number of international students grew intensively from 184,000 to 355,000 in the year 2015.
This is a golden opportunity for the graduates and it is expected that many candidates will take advantage of this offer. This program is sure to boost the economic growth of the nation to an all-new level.
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