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Hugh Adami: Permanent residency application trapped in bureaucracy

posted Nov 21, 2011, 7:26 PM by Milorad Borota   [ updated Nov 21, 2011, 7:27 PM ]
By Hugh Adami, The Ottawa Citizen November 21, 2011

OTTAWA — Is Ahmed-Seghir Guettaoui a victim of bungling bureaucrats or is the federal government taking it out on him for going to the media?

Guettaoui, promised in July 2010 that his application for permanent resident status would be dealt with expeditiously after it was more or less ignored for seven years, is still waiting for closure. He received the assurances of quick action the same day his story was recounted by The Public Citizen.

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