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Emergency Request: Somali Mother and Non-Citizen Children

emergency request: On Feb. 15, a Federal Court will hear an emergency request to temporarily stop Abdi's deportation, according to Toronto Star. The broad strokes of Abdi's story are these. Yet it has ballooned into a needless battle exposing federal and provincial indifference to non-citizen children. Instability was the only constant in the life of this man, born 24 years ago in Saudi Arabia to a Saudi father and Somali mother. Article Continued Below At age 8, child protective services scooped him and his sister out of their aunt's home for reasons unknown. He lived for four years at a refugee camp in Djibouti and then at age 6 landed in Canada along with his sister and aunts. ( As reported in the news.