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Canadian Citizenship: Benjamin Perryman and I Hope

canadian citizenship: I hope that they correct their mistake and that they don't go forward with the deportation, according to CTV. Abdoul Abdi, who never got Canadian citizenship while growing up in foster care in Nova Scotia, was detained by the Canada Border Services Agency after serving nearly five years in prison for multiple offences, including aggravated assault. He would not be in these circumstances if it wasn't for the government, Fatouma Abdi said outside court in Halifax. Abdi's lawyer, Benjamin Perryman, said federal officials turned down the 24-year-old's request to press pause on a deportation hearing while he pursues a constitutional challenge. The former refugee was not in court because he had to work -- one of the conditions of his release to a Toronto-area halfway house. Abdi then asked the Federal Court to temporarily halt the deportation hearing -- scheduled for March 7 -- and Perryman made arguments on his behalf on Thursday. ( As reported in the news.