Sohail Shahidnia is a doctoral student in Policy Studies at Ryerson University. He holds an MA in Criminology from University of Toronto. His experience as an international student has led him to volunteer on projects helping International students. He is currently a Research Assistant working on “International Immigration Policies and Exit Restrictions” with Professor Matthew Light at University of Toronto. Sohail is involved in many projects including a management position at Segal Immigration helping International students to successfully integrate into Canadian society. His research interests include experiences of international students in Canada, settlement and integration, discrimination and Canadian immigration policies, media and immigration, and permanent residency, citizenship, and sense of belonging.
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