Immigration Detention Tag

Immigration detentions of non-citizens must only be for an immigration-related purpose. Undoubtedly, a detention is never pleasant. However, it is not the detention itself, or even its length, that is objectionable, but its unlawfulness. Often non-citizens are being detained on a faulty factual premise, inadvertent...

2021-04-16: The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal awarded to our client nearly maximum permissible amounts for pain and suffering damages: $18,000 (out of $20,000 permissible by statute) and $15,000 (out of $20,000) for special (ie punitive) damages, making its total award almost $100,000. 2021-03-19: The Federal Court...