Nicholas Keung Immigration Reporter
  • Toronto
  • Toronto Star

Nicholas Keung writes about immigration, refugee and diversity issues. He has been honoured with the Online Journalism Awards and his work has been recognized by Urban Alliance on Race Relations and the Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers.

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Toronto Star

Focus Areas

  • Immigration
  • Diversity

289 Articles
4 days ago
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‘I got a slap in the face’: Canada’s international students share stories of frustration and success

A global pandemic exposed cracks in the narrative: students increasingly report they are isolated, exploited by landl...

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4 days ago
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How Canada can fix its ‘predatory’ relationship with international students

In the current system, students are often seen as cash cows, and their education here as a shortcut to permanent resi...

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23 days ago
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Analysis | Canada spent millions to upgrade its systems. Why are immigration backlogs still so bad?

As of Sept. 30, the number of temporary and permanent residence applications in the system soared to 2.6 million from...

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24 days ago
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New data shows big boost in hiring at Canada’s immigration department. ‘What were they doing?’

Never-before-published data reveals Canada’s immigration department’s operational capacity is up 45 per cent from pre...

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26 days ago
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‘This is our only hope’: Undocumented migrants risk arrest to make their case in Ottawa

Some have active deportation warrants, says the meeting’s organizer, but they’re still meeting with cabinet ministers...

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about 1 month ago
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Canada to welcome 500,000 immigrants a year by 2025

Ottawa will use new power to hand-pick new immigrants to meet Canada’s skill shortages, raise intake of sponsorship o...

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about 1 month ago
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RCMP investigating China’s ‘police stations’ in Toronto region

China’s embassy insists stations are just being run by “warm-hearted” people to help renew Chinese drivers’ licenses ...

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about 1 month ago
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Census reveals ratio of immigrants inches toward a quarter of Canada’s population

Asia, including the Middle East, remained the continent of birth for most recent immigrants over the last five years,...

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about 1 month ago
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Will a former refugee’s trip to see his dying father cost him his status in Canada?

A growing number of ex-refugees have lost protected status in Canada. Few know the risks of using old passports or vi...

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about 2 months ago
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Detained at Pearson airport: Man to get hearing into human-rights complaint over CBSA

Border agents flagged this Newmarket man for secondary inspection at Pearson Airport on suspicion of smuggling narcot...

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2 months ago
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Ottawa to lift 20-hour weekly work cap for international students

Starting Nov. 15, international students in Canada will be able to work as many hours off campus as they wish during ...

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2 months ago
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New online immigration system’s many glitches are putting applicants’ futures at risk, say critics

Applicants and lawyers say Canada’s new immigration application portals are not user-friendly, urging Ottawa to roll ...

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