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Afghan getting the run around

posted Jul 18, 2011, 10:32 PM by Milorad Borota   [ updated Jul 21, 2011, 10:53 AM ]
Published On Wed Jul 13 2011
Re: Army interpreter who risked life for soldiers granted entry, July 11

Canadian army medic Philip Hunter described interpreter Sayed Shah Sharifi as a “brilliant and brave friend” who “showed enough courage under fire to win a medal if he’d been a Canadian soldier.”

But apparently the brave contribution of 23-year-old Sharifi, the interpreter who worked side-by-side with Canadian soldiers providing critical service in the depth of the war zone, is not enough to expedite an immigration transfer to Canada.

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See also:

Canada: Afghan Interpreters Coming to Canada
Toronto : Canada | Jul 16, 2011

Hundreds of Afghans Due in Canada Under Special Program
Jul 18, 2011