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UPDATE: Sami Sheikh is accepted in Canada as a permanent resident and will not be deported!

UPDATE: Sami Sheikh is accepted in Canada as a permanent resident and will not be deported!

January 28, 2013, Montreal — Montreal resident Sami Sheikh, who has lived in Parc-Extension for 12 years and was facing a possible deportation to Pakistan, has learned that he will be able to stay in Canada. Sami was informed in writing by Canadian immigration authorities late last week that his new request to stay in Canada on humanitarian grounds was accepted. He has been approved in principle for permanent residency.

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Stop the deportation of Sami Sheikh

Stop the deportation of Sami Sheikh

Montreal resident Sami Sheikh, who has lived in Parc-Extension for 12 years, is facing an imminent deportation to Pakistan. Sami arrived in Montreal at the age of 12, and has lived, studied and worked here ever since. His parents and family were initially accepted as refugees, but had their status revoked in 2007. Sami has never lived in Pakistan. Solidarity Across Borders is working actively with Sami Sheikh and many allies to raise awareness about his pending deportation. For more info about Sami’s case, read below or visit www.SamiChezNous.ca (or www.facebook.com/SamiChezNous)—– 

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