System failed former foster child facing deportation: Trudeau
Updated: Aug 25, 2022
The Canadian Press · Posted: Jan 10, 2018 3:23 PM ET | Last Updated: January 10, 2018
HALIFAX -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau admitted the system failed a former child refugee facing deportation to Somalia, during a town hall in the Halifax area on Tuesday.
Abdoul Abdi, 24, was recently released from prison after serving a five-year sentence on multiple charges. He was put in segregation in a New Brunswick jail by the Canada Border Services Agency upon his release and is now awaiting a deportation hearing.