Canada Extends Status for Turkish, Syrian, or Iranian Nationals

The IRCC has announced that Turkish and Syrian passport holders in Canada who hold a student, visitor, or worker status may either extend their status or apply for an open work permit free of charge. This policy already applied to Iranian nationals.

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