Help Genalin Bautista return to Canada

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Genalin Bautista is a caregiver who traveled with her employers to Dubai in early March. On March 11,  the Canadian government declared that the Canadian borders were closed to everyone except for Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Bautista, as a holders of a work permit, could not return. When Canada finally re-opened it's borders to foreign nationals with work permit and Bautista's employers were able to book a flight back to Canada, Bautista's work permit expired. She wasn't permitted to go on the flight to Canada. Now, she is in Dubai by herself. She is stuck in a legal loophole: she can't renew her work permit while she is out of Canada but she can't enter Canada because she has no work permit. She has also already applied for Canadian permanent residency.

We are calling on Liberal Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino to give Bautista a new residence and work permit so she can leave Dubai and return home to Canada.