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Canadian State: Immigration and Robin Maynard

canadian state: If only that were true, according to Metro News. For the fifth year in a row, Ebrahim Toure remains in immigration detention. During his January town-hall tour, the prime minister described Canada's immigration system as one based on rules and principles but that it is also compassionate and reflects on individual case. He is now Canada's longest-serving immigration detainee. As Robin Maynard writes in Policing Black Lives, Though all incarceration is harmful, it is particularly jarring that this level of deprivation may be inflicted on human beings for administrative' purposes alone. He is a captive of the Canadian state, not for any crime, but because immigration officials believe that he will not show up for his deportation, if they can ever arrange it. ( As reported in the news.