Episode 56 – Responding to Deportation Letters, with Michael Greene

We discuss issues involving the deportation of long term permanent residents for criminality.

Michael Greene, Q.C. is an immigration lawyer in Calgary. He served as the National Chair of the Canadian Bar Association’s Citizenship & Immigration Section in 2000-2001. He is representing Jaskirat Singh Sidhu in his immigration and deportation matters.

5:45 – What are the grounds for deporting a permanent resident for criminality?

13:00 – How does the appeal process work?

17:00 – What are the factors in deportation.

19:00 – An overview of the history of the law involving the deportation of permanent residents.

26:00 – What is the probability of success for a permanent resident in avoiding deportation once proceedings start?

36:00 – Stays of removal

41:00 – Strategies and tips for responding to procedural fairness letters involving removal.

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