High school prank results in man being denied entry to Canada
Man denied entry to Canada because of high school prank from 20 years ago
A man from San Francisco who has travelled to Canada several times without incident was denied entry to Canada this month after he went through seven hours of being detained and questioned at the Vancouver border.
In doing something done on every high school-themed television show at least once – stealing the rival team’s mascot during prank week – the man was convicted of burglary.
People being denied entry to Canada seem to be increasing
According to this CBC article, many people who have come to Canada many times before are just now experiencing problems with being denied entry to Canada that seem to have started this year. with long-ago convictions coming back to haunt them.
Have you been denied entry to Canada?
If you’ve been denied entry to Canada, there are several options available to you when it comes to traveling to Canada more easily. These can include getting a Temporary Resident Permit or looking into getting a criminal pardon. A qualified immigration lawyer can help you determine what course of action you can take if you are denied entry to Canada.
About Michael Niren
Michael is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association’s Citizenship and Immigration Section and the Associate Member of the American Bar Association. Read more
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