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Immigration Status: Czech Republic and Melkioro Gahungu

immigration status: Melkioro Gahungu, 64, Burundi, according to Toronto Star. Abdurahman Hassan, 39, Somalia. Jan Szamko, 31, Czech Republic. And at least 11 more. She did not commit any crimes, but was imprisoned because of her immigration status. Article Continued Below Earlier this month, an unnamed 50-year-old woman died while being detained in a maximum-security provincial jail in Ontario. ( As reported in the news.