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Quebec woman says Saudis blocking trip home to Canada

posted Jan 12, 2012, 12:43 PM by Milorad Borota   [ updated Jan 12, 2012, 12:44 PM ]
By Katherine Wilton, The Gazette January 5, 2012 Montreal Gazette

Nathalie Morin has been trying for six years to persuade her husband to let her leave Saudi Arabia and return to Quebec with her three children.

Her husband, Said Al Bishi, agreed in November to allow Morin to come home only after the Canadian government issued him a temporary visa so he could accompany them, Morin claims.

But the Quebec woman says she has run up against another obstacle. She says the Saudi government has blocked her travel plans by refusing to issue passports to her three children, one of whom was born in Canada.

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