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Deepan Budlakoti gets conditions eased by immigration board

Canada has active deportation order against him but cannot make him leave because he has nowhere to go

Canadian Press, 17 July 2015

A man who has no citizenship from any country and who was convicted on drug and weapons offences had his release conditions eased Friday due to good behaviour and the fact more than two years have passed since he was freed.

Deepan Budlakoti, 25, still represents a flight risk and a danger to society, however, said Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada member Francois Milo.

“The danger ground for detention has lessened through the passage of time and because of Mr. Budlakoti’s good conduct, compared to that of his troubled youth and early adulthood,” Milo said in Montreal.

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Singes de labo, homme sans statut, Stampede

Vice du jour, 14 juillet 2015

Aujourd’hui, on rencontre un homme sans statut à Montréal, le gouvernement canadien veut hacker votre téléphone, le Honduras revendique un état sans corruption, des photographes syriens s’unissent pour montrer leur pays sous un nouveau jour, le Stampede à Calgary et le dark web au service des malades.

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‘Stateless’ man asks for changes to release conditions

Giuseppe Valiante, Canadian Press, 13 July 2015

MONTREAL — A man who has been convicted of trafficking drugs and weapons and who has no citizenship from any country is expected to learn on Thursday whether he can have his release conditions relaxed.

Deepan Budlakoti, 25, asked a member of the Immigration and Refugee Board on Monday to ease the restrictions of his release because he says they are psychologically harmful and violate his constitutional rights.

Budlakoti says he is not an official citizen of any country and is considered a “non-status” person living in Canada.

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Deepan Budlakoti, born in Canada without citizenship, appeals release conditions

 

Deepan Budlakoti appeared today at Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada hearing in Montreal.Ottawa-born man ordered removed from Canada, but has no citizenship elsewhere

CBCnews Montreal, 13 July

A man who was born in Canada but was never granted Canadian citizenship is now fighting the conditions of his release from custody pending a removal order.

Deepan Budlakoti appeared at an Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada hearing in Montreal this morning asking that his conditions – which include remaining in the Ottawa area and periodically checking in with the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) – be loosened.

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‘Stateless’ man asks for changes to release conditions

The Canadian Press, 13 July 2015

MONTREAL – An immigration officer will decide later this week whether to change the release conditions for a man who is without citizenship from any country.

Deepan Budlakoti asked a member of the Immigration and Refugee Board Monday to relax the conditions of his release because he said they are psychologically harmful and violate his constitutional rights.

The federal government in 2011 declared Budlakoti inadmissible to remain in Canada because of past convictions of drug and weapons trafficking.

READ MORE: Not wanted in Canada: How the CBSA deals with some ‘inadmissibles’

Budlakoti was born in Ottawa in 1989 to Indian parents who worked for the Indian government, and he was not granted automatic citizenship.

He considers himself stateless.

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