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Nova Scotia: Benjamin Perryman and Canadian Citizenship

nova scotia: Abdi's lawyer, Benjamin Perryman, asked the Federal Court to pause deportation proceedings scheduled for March 7 while he pursues a constitutional challenge, according to CTV. But, in a decision released Friday, Justice Keith Boswell rejected the bid, saying there were no exceptional circumstances warranting inference by the Federal Court. 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 five years in prison for multiple offences, including aggravated assault. Mr. My biggest concern is that Mr. Abdi is extremely distressed by the result, said Perryman in an interview Friday. ( As reported in the news.