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Visa Office: Italian Court and Grant Figliomeni

visa office: He was subsequently exonerated of the Mafia association charge by an Italian court, according to Toronto Star. In late 2016, after an assessment of the case, then immigration minister John McCallum issued instructions to the visa office in Rome to grant Figliomeni an authorization to return to Canada and a temporary resident permit to reunite with his Canadian wife and two children in Vaughan. At the centre of the fight is Carlo Figliomeni, 50, who was convicted of weapons possession in Italy in 1989 and of having ties to the Mafia a few years later. Read more I was starting to lose my mind,' former mobster tells cocaine trafficking trial Article Continued Below Court hears details of mob killings in secret recordings However, two months after Ahmed Hussen took over the Immigration Department in 2017 when McCallum was appointed the ambassador to China, the offer was rescinded. Sorbara, who represents Vaughan-Woodbridge, has been assisting the family and wrote to Hussen in support of Figliomeni's reunification with his family. react-empty 157 I fully believe that the family's and most predominantly, the children's well-being should be of paramount concern and as such reunification should be completed promptly, wrote Sorbara, who declined to be interviewed. The family's MP Francesco Sorbara, a Liberal, along with two former Liberal MPs, John Nunziata and Jim Karygiannis, are lobbying the Trudeau government to let Figliomeni back into the country. ( As reported in the news.