Brijesh Mishra is an Indian education consultant who gained notoriety after being linked to the deportation of over 700 Indian students from Canada due to fake visa documents. Mishra’s consultancy firm, Education Migration Services, located in Jalandhar, Punjab, was responsible for processing the students’ visa applications. Thousands Of Afghan Rights Workers At Risk, Says UN
Early Life and Career
Mishra was born and raised in Bihar, India, and started his consultancy firm in 2014. However, Mishra had a prior record of forging documents to send students abroad in 2013 when he was running a consultancy firm called ‘Easy Way Immigration Consultancy.’ This company was later raided by the police, and cash and passports were seized. Rahul Bhargava was also a director of this firm. Who Is Suchetha Satish? Girl Sets Guinness Record By Singing In 120
Education Migration Services
Mishra’s consultancy firm, Education Migration Services, claimed to help students with their visa applications and charged at least Rs 16 lakh per student for visa expenses, including the admission fee, but not including airfare and security deposits. Mishra also took the franchise of a Delhi-based consultancy that facilitated student visas for Canada. Noida Woman Found Dead In Hotel Room In Nainital, Probe On: Cops
Deportation of 700 Indian Students
Canadian authorities alleged that the students generated ‘admission offer letters’ to enter the country for their education. Upon submission of their admission offer letters while applying for permanent residency, the letters on which their visa was issued were found to be fake. CBSA issued deportation notices to the students, leading to the deportation of over 700 Indian students from Canada. In Supreme Court, Centre Defends Change In Enforcement Directorate
Mishra’s Role in the Deportation
There is no official statement from the Canadian authorities regarding Mishra’s role in the deportation of the Indian students. However, reports suggest that the CBSA officials did not accept the claims of innocence of the victims as there was no proof that agent Mishra compiled and arranged all the documents. Arunachal Pradesh Government Working To Resolve Boundary Dispute With Assam: Chief Minister Pema Khandu
The deportation of the 700 Indian students is not the first time that Mishra has been accused of illegal practices. In 2013, he was arrested for forging documents to send students abroad while running Easy Way Immigration Consultancy.
Help from the Indian Consulate General
India’s Consulate General in Vancouver, Manish Kumar, has come forward to help the 700 Punjabi students who are facing deportation notices due to alleged misrepresentation of facts in their applications.
Brijesh Mishra is a controversial figure in the education consultancy industry due to his alleged involvement in the deportation of over 700 Indian students from Canada. Mishra’s prior record of forging documents to send students abroad has also caused him to be viewed with suspicion by some.