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Photos: Nigerian woman stripped of refugee status in Canada because of misppelling of her name in birth document

Photos: Nigerian woman stripped of refugee status in Canada because of misppelling of her name in birth document A 32 year-old Nigerian woman, Gift Daniel is now facing deportation from Canada after an Ottawa court overturned a decision to grant her a refugee status because of a misspelling of her name in a government birth document from Lagos. What was unusual with the government’s appeal is immigration officials did not challenge Daniel’s claim that she was a victim of female genital mutilation and domestic abuse, but contested her credibility on the grounds that she is not who she claims to be. "I ...
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Added October 11, 2016
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