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Ottawa targets criminals for deportation | Toronto & GTA | News | Toronto Sun

“Ottawa is plowing ahead with a controversial U.S.-style “one strike and you’re out” deportation policy that has drawn fire from immigration lawyers and others who work with newcomers.

If passed, the proposed bill — brought to Parliament last week by Immigration Minister Jason Kenney — will force the deportation of non-Canadians who have been convicted of a crime and sentenced to six months or more in jail.

But, Toronto lawyers claim the law will target permanent residents — many brought to Canada at a young age — who were raised, educated and have established families and businesses.”

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