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Russian immigrant becomes citizen through fraud, feds try to strip him of his citizenship

Immigration fraud crackdown drastically increases the number of Canadians having their citizenship revoked
Stewart Bell | Dec 2, 2012 10:29 PM ET | Last Updated: Dec 3, 2012 2:40 PM ET
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In September, Jason Kenney, the minister of citizenship and immigration, announced his department had sent letters to 530 Canadians advising them their citizenship was being rescinded. Investigations into another 3,100 suspected of citizenship fraud were still underway, he said.


The Minister of Citizenship and Immigration sends a Notice of Intention to Revoke Citizenship outlining the grounds for revocation.

The person concerned has the right to refer the matter to the Federal Court.

If the court finds citizenship was obtained through false representation, fraud or knowingly concealing material circumstances the Minister may prepare a report to the Governor in Council recommending that citizenship be revoked.

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Wanted for murder in the U.S., man gets permanent residency in Canada


Kai-Guo Huang is wanted in the U.S. in connection with a grisly murder and decapitation 14 years ago.

Wanted for murder in the U.S., man gets permanent residency in Canada

Hoi Yang, 27, was murdered, in Pemberton Township on July 27, 1998.

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Kai-Guo Huang, 35, was arrested in Toronto recently for driving under the influence of intoxicants. Huang had a murder warrant in effect for the 1998 slaying of a man in Philadelphia.
Andrew Livingstone
Toronto Star Staff Reporter

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Afghan immigrant Peer Khairi slit his wife’s throat because he was disrespected

Afghan culture clash: Wife killer felt constantly disrespected by family, court hears
Published on Tuesday October 23, 2012

Video: Police interview murder suspect Peer Khairi
A video excerpt from a police interview with Peer Khairi, on trial for murdering his wife Randjida in 2008.
Peter Small
Courts Bureau

An Afghan immigrant told police he endured years of disrespect from his family, turning him suicidal, and was so stressed by his wife yelling at him during an argument about their son that he stabbed her and slit her throat.

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Dorval: Afghani Johra Kaleki feels sorry for repeatedly stabbing daughter in basement

Johra Kaleki, the Dorval woman charged with the attempted murder of her daughter, quickly went from defiant to repentant in the hours after her arrest.

Dorval mother accused of killing daughter cried after stabbing
Paul Cherry | Top News | September 27, 2012

Johra Kaleki, the Dorval woman charged with the attempted murder of her daughter, quickly went from defiant to repentant in the hours after her arrest.

A video of her police interrogation, conducted hours after her then 19-year-old daughter, Bahar Ebrahimi, was stabbed repeatedly in the basement of their home in Dorval, was shown to Quebec Court Judge Yves Paradis as part of a voir-dire, a request from the defence to have statements Kaleki made to police inadmissible.

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Bogus Turkish refugee declared war criminal

Among young people, Turkey’s unemployment rate is considerably lower than many countries in Europe, including Spain, Greece, Ireland and Italy.

Canada declares bogus Turkish refugee a war criminal
Turkish refugee
August 24, 2012
By: Steffan Ileman

It’s hard for any refugee claimant, nowadays, to convince Canada’s Immigration & Refugee Board (IRB) that he or she is a real refugee since most claims are rejected offhand as lacking credibility. This claimant’s problem isn’t that the Board didn’t believe him. His problem is that the IRB was only too willing to believe everything he said about the story allegedly created by a member of a terrorist organisation, and his claim was rejected for the wrong reasons.

Like many “economic refugees” that Canada just loathes GY thought his only option to remain in Canada was to apply for refugee status after he dumped his Canadian wife. His father HY, who’s a naturalised Canadian citizen and drives a late model BMW, says this is a stupid kid that just doesn’t listen to advice from his elders. Although he lacks any formal education and hardly speaks any English, HY has successfully helped many inhabitants of his village in the old country settle in Canada. Judging by his car and brand-new SUV, he knows more about business and the system than the millions of university-educated immigrants that are barely scraping a living in this country.

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Montreal: Sivaloganathan Thanabalasingham stabs wife to death in Ahuntsic-Cartierville apartment

Meurtre à Ahuntsic: le suspect accusé
24 HEURES – Le lundi 13 août 2012
Michaël Nguyen
13/08/2012 16h59

Une femme a été tuée dans un logement dans l’arrondissement Ahuntsic-Cartierville, à Montréal, le 12 août 2012.
Photo Agence QMI / Archives
MONTRÉAL – L’individu soupçonné d’avoir poignardé à mort sa conjointe de 21 ans, samedi soir dans un appartement du quartier Ahuntsic, a formellement été accusé lundi de meurtre non prémédité.

Vêtu d’un simple t-shirt et d’une paire de jeans, Sivaloganathan Thanabalasingham a brièvement comparu au palais de justice de Montréal. L’accusé n’a dit un mot, mais il a jeté plusieurs regards dans la salle d’audience avant de retourner en détention.

Thanabalasingham, 27 ans, n’en est pas à ses premiers démêlés avec la justice. Dans la dernière année, il avait plaidé coupable à des accusations de harcèlement, de voies de fait et d’agressions armées et de bris de conditions.

Il devait revenir à la Cour en octobre pour les représentations sur sentence, mais était en liberté conditionnelle.

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