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Migrant made several attempts to get out before getting on smuggling ship

posted May 14, 2011, 12:14 PM by Milorad Borota   [ updated May 14, 2011, 12:15 PM ]
(The Canadian Press) – 18 hours ago

VANCOUVER — A man who was smuggled into Canada on the MV Sun Sea last year made several legal attempts to get out of Sri Lanka before getting aboard the ship.

The refugee claimant, who can't be named, was rejected for asylum in the United Kingdom and a few years later, he married a Canadian woman who tried to sponsor him.

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