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    Post [Tdol's Blog] Visa mills

    The BBC has recently reported on the visa scams going on in some UK English Language schools, though this has been going on for years and has never been a secret within the ESL profession. The problem seems to have...

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    Default Re: [Tdol's Blog] Visa mills

    Visa scams are a problem in Canada as well, although the abuse of the system doesn't sound as organized as it is in the UK. In Canada, the biggest problem seems to be with students seeking refugee status after gaining entry to the country to study English.

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    Default Re: [Tdol's Blog] Visa mills

    It's been going on for years, but the government really did make things worse by setting the bar so low for inclusion on the register- it just gave a veneer of respectability to some very dodgy setups. There are schools with hundreds on the books and no one in the classrooms.

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