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February: Immigration Detention

february: Ebrahim Toure, pictured here behind glass at the visiting area of the Immigration Holding Centre, has been held in immigration detention since February 2013 because Canada has been unable to deport him, according to Toronto Star. He has appeared before the Immigration and Refugee Board 67 times. After five-and-a-half years in immigration detention, the 47-year-old failed refugee claimant believed he and his lawyers had convinced the Immigration and Refugee Board to finally release him. Photo by Brendan Kennedy Ebrahim Toure, pictured here in February 2017 when he was detained at the maximum-security Central East Correctional Centre in Lindsay, Ont., has been held indefinitely by the Canada Border Services Agency since February 2013. I don't know how long this thing is going to go on, Toure said Wednesday in a phone interview from the Immigration Holding Centre. Anne-Marie Jackson/ Toronto Star / Toronto Star This week, following his 67th hearing before the quasi-judicial tribunal, he was once again denied. ( As reported in the news.