Jason Kenney, Minister of Immigration: Allow Mrs. Surjit Bhandal to remain in Canada, with her family.
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Jason Kenney

Jason Kenney, Minister of Immigration: Allow Mrs. Surjit Bhandal to remain in Canada, with her family.

    1. Steven Clark
    2. Petition by

      Steven Clark

      Qualicum Beach, BC, Canada

Surjut Bhandal is to be deported back to India, where she will be alone, without any family or supports. Please help to keep Surjit Bhandal in Canada, with her family.

Mrs. Bhandal, 83, raised her nephews in India, both of whom now live in Canada. She has no other family or supports back in India, where she is originally from. She has lived in Canada, with one of her nephews, since 2008, as a visitor. Her nephews have been trying to get their aunt admitted to Canada as a “de facto” family member. Three applications for Permanent Residence in Canada on Humanitarian and Compassionate grounds have been rejected, and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney has not intervened on her behalf. Now she is to be deported back to India, where she will be alone. Time is running out.

Her nephews guarantee they will care for any medical costs while their aunt remains in Canada, so any issue about money--her age and health having any impact on Canadian taxpayers--would be negligible, if not nill.

Please sign the petition asking Immigration Minister Jason Kenney to intervene on compassionate and humanitarian grounds, and allow Mrs. Bhandal to remain in Canada, with her Canadian family.

For more information about Surjit Bhandal's situation please visit: http://www.friendsofsurjitbhandal.org

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    • Johanna te Boekhorst CHILLIWACK BC, CANADA
      • over 1 year ago

      do need strip families of their support.

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    • Pat Higinbotham SURREY, BC, CANADA
      • over 1 year ago

      It is simply compassionate.

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    • June Louise Ickringill COQUITLAM, CANADA
      • over 1 year ago

      humanitary grounds

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    • Dorothy Lien 台南市, TAIWAN
      • over 1 year ago

      freedom

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    • Rob Clark QUALICUM BEACH, BC, CANADA
      • over 1 year ago

      She has no one to go to in India, no family. She should be allowed to stay on Compassionate grounds.

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