“Stateless” man fights to have immigration conditions lifted

Andrew Seymour, Ottawa Citizen, 12 July 2015

A “stateless” man who has been ordered deported but has nowhere to go plans to ask the Immigration and Refugee Board on Monday to lift the bail-like conditions of his deportation order while he continues to fight his removal from Canada.

Deepan Budlakoti said he’s tired of living under the “stressful” restrictions that include requirements he report in regularly to Canadian Border Services Agency, not travel long distances and be available to appear on short notice at the request of immigration officials, among other conditions. A hearing is expected to start at 9 a.m. in Montreal.

Unlike a jail sentence, the immigration order “just never ends,” Budlakoti said.

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