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Mario D. Bellissimo Featured in The Global and Mail!

May 11, 2017
apps.53713.9007199266537252.4d8240f5-2b49-44e9-90ce-3b1862b95dc1 Marisa Mastrogiovanni

Mario D. Bellissimo was recently featured in the Global and Mail article concerning the Federal Government’s citizenship revocation process, which has been deemed unfair.

In a decision made Wednesday, May 10th, Justice Jocelyne Gagne has specified that the law that allows the government to strip a Canadian of their citizenship without a fair hearing violates Section (2) of the Canadian Bill of Rights, which states that “no law should deprive someone of the right to a fair hearing.”

Mr. Mario D. Bellissimo, who represented one of the eight applicants who had their citizenship revoked or were issued a notice of revocation, expressed his agreement and relief by the court’s decision.

To read the full article, please click here.

For more information on Citizenship Revocation, please click here.

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