Tag: somali community

Somali asylum seeker deported for previous ‘serious criminality’

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/somali-asylum-seeker-deported-serious-criminality-1.4498483   A Somali asylum seeker charged with assaulting a Canadian border guard last April has been deported — but it wasn’t those charges that had him removed. Ahmed Aden Ali was deemed inadmissible to Canada because he had been earlier convicted of grand theft auto in the U.S. It’s considered “serious criminality” under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, […]

Rehabilitation program for Edmonton offenders in jeopardy, advocates say

Dunia Nur, Ayan Omar and Maymuno Warsame hope government officials will see the benefit of the Step Up program and provide financial support. (CBC/Peter Evans) The Alberta Somali Community Centre says nearly half of their 49 clients have not re-offended https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/remand-inmates-recidivism-trauma-somali-alberta-justice-mental-health-addiction-mothers-1.4875475