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REMOVAL AND DEPORTATION - Removal from Canada - Removal order - Humanitarian and compassionate grounds

Thursday, July 27, 2017 @ 8:24 AM  

Appeal by Lewis from the dismissal of his application for judicial review of a Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Inland Enforcement Officer’s (Enforcement Officer) decision, refusing his request to defer his deportation to Guyana pending the determination of his humanitarian and compassionate (H&C) application. Lewis requested the deferral largely based on the impact his removal would have on his nine-year-old daughter, a Canadian citizen of Indigenous heritage. She was a member of the Gwich'in First Nation (Inuvik) by virtue of her maternal lineage. Her mother was...