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April 30, 1994 | CRAIG TURNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The controversy over Nation of Islam member Khalid Abdul Muhammad moved north of the border on Friday as Canadian immigration authorities threatened to arrest him as an illegal immigrant if he shows up for a scheduled weekend speech here. Muhammad--whose fiery comments in U.S.
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April 30, 1994 | CRAIG TURNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The controversy over Nation of Islam member Khalid Abdul Muhammad moved north of the border on Friday as Canadian immigration authorities threatened to arrest him as an illegal immigrant if he shows up for a scheduled weekend speech here. Muhammad--whose fiery comments in U.S.
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July 14, 1987 | KENNETH FREED, Times Staff Writer
A small freighter suspected of carrying 174 Indian refugees to Canada was seized at sea Monday by Canadian authorities who said it is possible that still more illegal immigrants are offshore waiting to land. According to army Col. Ira Creeman, "there is nothing factual to indicate a second ship out there. . . but there are some compelling rumors" that 160 to 180 women and children are on vessels off the coast of Nova Scotia.
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March 31, 1989 | From Associated Press
A Cuban family stranded in Canada by immigration problems since December will not be allowed to return to its home in Miami while the family's application for asylum is pending, federal officials said Thursday. Benedict Ferro, district director of the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service, said that he has denied a request for humanitarian parole for Carlos Fajardo, his wife, Bermaida Zamora-Powers, and her two children, Yoradlys Diaz and Yoandys Diaz.
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July 16, 1987 | KENNETH FREED, Times Staff Writer
Authorities canceled an air-and-sea search Wednesday for a ship thought to be trying to smuggle up to 180 women and children into Canada after the suspect vessel was located in Miami, empty of passengers. According to Army Col. Ira Creelman, the Gibraltar-registered Winged Eagle was found Tuesday night in Miami only hours after the Royal Canadian Mounted Police had issued a "marine alert" for it.
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July 15, 1987 | KENNETH FREED, Times Staff Writer
Canadian military and police officials Tuesday ordered an ocean search for a freighter believed to be trying to smuggle at least 160 women and children into Canada. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police issued a "marine alert" for a ship identified as the Winged Eagle, with Gibraltar registry. However, navy, coast guard and air-sea rescue units found no trace of the vessel.
NEWS
January 14, 1989 | BOB SECTER, Times Staff Writer
Up from Miami to catch their first glimpse of snow, the Fajardo family took a brief detour over the Rainbow Bridge here a few weeks ago and entered into a strange void from which they may never return--the Twilight Zone of American immigration law. Although all four of the Cuban immigrants are technically illegal aliens, they had been allowed to stay and even work in the United States because the Castro government would not take them back. But, U.S.
NEWS
March 31, 1989 | From Associated Press
A Cuban family stranded in Canada by immigration problems since December will not be allowed to return to its home in Miami while the family's application for asylum is pending, federal officials said Thursday. Benedict Ferro, district director of the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service, said that he has denied a request for humanitarian parole for Carlos Fajardo, his wife, Bermaida Zamora-Powers, and her two children, Yoradlys Diaz and Yoandys Diaz.
NEWS
August 12, 1987 | KENNETH FREED, Times Staff Writer
Arguing that illegal aliens are abusing Canada's traditionally liberal immigration policy, Prime Minister Brian Mulroney called Parliament into an emergency session Tuesday to pass legislation that would seriously restrict the ability of immigrants to win political and religious refugee status.
NEWS
January 14, 1989 | BOB SECTER, Times Staff Writer
Up from Miami to catch their first glimpse of snow, the Fajardo family took a brief detour over the Rainbow Bridge here a few weeks ago and entered into a strange void from which they may never return--the Twilight Zone of American immigration law. Although all four of the Cuban immigrants are technically illegal aliens, they had been allowed to stay and even work in the United States because the Castro government would not take them back. But, U.S.
NEWS
August 12, 1987 | KENNETH FREED, Times Staff Writer
Arguing that illegal aliens are abusing Canada's traditionally liberal immigration policy, Prime Minister Brian Mulroney called Parliament into an emergency session Tuesday to pass legislation that would seriously restrict the ability of immigrants to win political and religious refugee status.
NEWS
July 16, 1987 | KENNETH FREED, Times Staff Writer
Authorities canceled an air-and-sea search Wednesday for a ship thought to be trying to smuggle up to 180 women and children into Canada after the suspect vessel was located in Miami, empty of passengers. According to Army Col. Ira Creelman, the Gibraltar-registered Winged Eagle was found Tuesday night in Miami only hours after the Royal Canadian Mounted Police had issued a "marine alert" for it.
NEWS
July 15, 1987 | KENNETH FREED, Times Staff Writer
Canadian military and police officials Tuesday ordered an ocean search for a freighter believed to be trying to smuggle at least 160 women and children into Canada. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police issued a "marine alert" for a ship identified as the Winged Eagle, with Gibraltar registry. However, navy, coast guard and air-sea rescue units found no trace of the vessel.
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July 14, 1987 | KENNETH FREED, Times Staff Writer
A small freighter suspected of carrying 174 Indian refugees to Canada was seized at sea Monday by Canadian authorities who said it is possible that still more illegal immigrants are offshore waiting to land. According to army Col. Ira Creeman, "there is nothing factual to indicate a second ship out there. . . but there are some compelling rumors" that 160 to 180 women and children are on vessels off the coast of Nova Scotia.
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