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Mother of alleged Iranian nuclear defector wins reprieve

posted Jan 12, 2012, 1:08 PM by Milorad Borota   [ updated Jan 12, 2012, 1:08 PM ]
Canada seeking to deport mother of woman claiming to be ex-employee of Iran's nuclear program
CBC News Posted: Jan 5, 2012 4:05 PM ET Last Updated: Jan 6, 2012 8:12 AM ET

A Federal Court judge has temporarily halted the deportation of the mother of an alleged former employee of Iran's nuclear program, after both women defected and fled to Canada.

A Jan. 4 decision by Justice Michel Shore, posted on the Federal Court website, grants a stay of execution on an immigration removal order of the unnamed woman, pending a judicial review of her case.

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