In a ground breaking development, we have learned that deportation has been postponed for Lovepreet Singh, a Punjabi International student in Canada who was set to be deported from Canada on June 13, 2023.
The information was shared by several members of the community engaged in the protest to stop deportations of defrauded Punjabi youth.
Lovepreet is part of the 700 Indian students who were handed exclusion orders amid fake admission letters controversy. Thousands rallied behind the Indian students who claim that they were unaware of the illegitimacy of their admission letters.
This is a developing story, more updates will be shared as they are made public..
The Indian students were protesting around the clock at 6900 Airport Road in Mississauga, several Political figures stood in support of these students, including NDP Member of Parliament Jenny Kwan, Conservative Member of Parliament Brad Redekopp, Mayor of Brampton Patrick Brown etc.
In a statement shared on twitter, the Minister of Immigration Honourable Sean Fraser said ‘those who have taken advantage of people genuinely hoping to study here will face consequences for their actions”.
Minister Fraser also stated that Government of Canada is actively pursuing a solution for international students who are facing uncertainty due to having been admitted to Canada with Fraudulent college admission letters.
Innocent victims will be given every opportunity to have their case considered fairly. Due to the complexity of the situation, we remain committed to working with CBSA to determine a fair outcome.Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada.
NDP & Conservatives Join the Call to Stop the Deportations:
NDP member of Parliament Jenny Kwan, and Conservative Member of Parliament Brad Redekopp both made the call to stop the deportation of the Indian students defrauded by their travel agent in India.
Jenny Kwan, Member of Parliament for Vancouver East, and NDP Critique for Housing, Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada shared her call for Permanent residency for those affected through her twitter account.
According to a report by the CBC, the travel agent who defrauded the 700 Indian students has been arrested by the Indian authorities.
Brad Redekopp, Conservative Member of Parliament for Saskatoon West, & Shadow Minister of Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada joined the call to stop the deportations and visited the students in the protest.