20 October 2004 – Suicide of Katalin’s oldest son following racist incident with police
2005 – Katalin launches complaint against Hungarian police for driving her son to suicide; intense police harassment begins.
February 2011 – Near death of second son (Gilda’s older brother) following racially-motivated medical neglect.
14 June 2011 – Family arrives in Canada, applies for asylum.
April 2015 – Refugee demand refused.
22 September 2015 – Application on humanitarian grounds filed.
30 October 2015 – Family ordered deported. They remain in Canada.
3 March 2016 – Arrest of father and son, now undocumented, in routine police check of car they are travelling in. They are detained at the Laval Immigration Detention Centre.
8 March – Katalin and Gilda, 16-years old at the time, voluntarily turn themselves in to CBSA. They are detained at the Laval Immigration Detention Centre.
11 March – Deportation of father and son.
17 March – Katalin and Gilda are released from detention by the Immigration and Refugee Board.
11 May – On eve of new deportation date (12 May 2016), the federal Minister of Immigration recognizes “exceptional circumstances” and grants a Temporary Resident Permit – but only for two months.
14 July – Katalin and Gilda apply to renew TRP; lawyer confirms that they can legally remain in Canada until they obtain response on renewal application.
16 July – TRP expired.
28 July – Meeting with CBSA.