Passport Law

Deepan was twice issued a Canadian passport. In 2010, government officials decided, based on a very technical reading of the law and a biased interpretation of the facts, that he was not a citizen and the passport had been issued in error.
It is important to realize that the government has the power to take back anyone’s passport at any time. Click here to read the Passport Order and see especially sections 10(d) and (e) to appreciate just how controlled our comings and goings can be, even with the privileges of citizenship.