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Federal judge overrules IRB decision to release violent refugee with 54 criminal convictions

Five separate decisions by the Immigration and Refugee Board to release an imprisoned refugee — who is considered a danger for sexual assault and randomly attacking people on the street — have been overturned by the Chief Justice of the Federal Court, revealing growing conflict over how to handle violent refugees who cannot be deported.

March 2, 2017  By Adrian Humphreys

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