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Deportation: Maazaoui and Resident Status

deportation: The 31-year-old faces deportation back to Tunisia if he leaves the confines of the building, according to CTV. It's not life to be between four walls, says Maazaoui. Maazaoui has been holed up in the Shediac Bay Community Church for nearly two-and-a-half years. I think now is the time for the government to go back and check my case and lift the deportation and give me my permanent residency. He came to Canada with his family, all of whom received their permanent resident status. Maazaoui fled his homeland in 2004 after facing persecution for converting from Islam to Christianity. ( As reported in the news.