During the holiday weekend, many people became aware of a legal case in which a woman’s Deaf daughter has been refused permission to immigrate to Canada. There has been a lot of publicity:
http://www.thepetitionsite.com/410/685/779/ask-immigration-minister-chris-alexander-reverse-decision-made-regarding-deaf-child/?taf_id=13806089&cid=fb_na# (Care2Petitions -Ask Immigration Minister Chris Alexander Reverse Decision Made Regarding DEAF Child!,, May 20, 2015)
http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Filipina+caregiver+told+deaf+daughter+join+Vancouver/11066437/story.html (Vancouver Sun, May 19, 2015)
http://globalnews.ca/news/2002128/deaf-teenager-denied-immigration-to-canada/ Global News, British Columbia, May 19, 2015)
http://www.cireport.ca/2015/05/filipino-caregiver-karen-talosig-must-choose-between-her-daughter-and-canada.html (Canadian Immigration Report, May 16, 2015)
http://www.thestar.com/news/immigration/2015/05/16/deaf-teen-deemed-medically-inadmissible-to-join-mother-in-canada.html (Toronto Star, May 16, 2015)
https://soundcloud.com/cknw/the-sean-leslie-show-1 (CKNW , Radio News May 16, 2015)
http://globalnews.ca/video/2002055/deaf-teenager-denied-immigration-to-canada (Global News, Toronto on TV, May 15, 2015)
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/karen-talosig-heartbroken-over-4-year-wait-to-bring-deaf-daughter-to-canada-1.2658635 (CBC News British Columbia, May 30, 2014)
https://ca.news.yahoo.com/video/mother-wants-daughter-canada-raw-012100798.html (Yahoo News, May 2014)
The lawyers contacted CAD-ASC last week and I have given them information to help them. Now we are asking YOU to help, too.
Please write to Minister of Immigration Chris Alexander, with a copy to your local MP and to CAD-ASC. Also sign the petition online.