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Ontario ruling provides a look at Canada's Kafkaesque world of immigration detention | Guidy Mamann

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 @ 9:35 AM | By Guidy Mamann

When a judge’s reasons begin by quoting Kafka to describe the immigration detention history of Ricardo Scotland of Barbados, you know that the rest of the decision simply can’t bode well for the government’s position.

Justice Edward Morgan of Ontario’s Superior Court of Justice recently had the very rare opportunity to peek into my world (i.e., the very Kafkaesque and unjust world of immigration detention reviews). This world is so bizarre that sometimes, when someone is pushed down that rabbit hole, even the people who put...