Thousands of Canada-bound desi students hit by visa delays

Parents TOI spoke to said they have formed universitywise groups and had written to their respective institutions as also to the Canadian Bureau for International Education requesting that visas be expedited and online classes be offered. “While universities are asking us to defer admissions, I feel this is not a solution as several courses are not offered in January and there will be a cascading delay on their graduation,” said a Mumbai-based parent.