The Globe and Mail: Russian student cries foul after denied visa to attend conference in Canada


June 27, 2019 - Less than a minute read

By Teresa Wright, The Canadian Press

A Russian student who was invited to present her research at an upcoming academic conference in Canada says she believes her visitor visa was unfairly rejected – an issue scholars say is a growing problem for academics from certain areas of the world trying attend conferences in Canada.

Marina Dubova was all set for a conference on cognitive science and artificial intelligence in Montreal next month, but was recently informed her application for a visa was rejected.

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