Two Edmonton families facing imminent deportation — one to Mexico, the other to the Philippines — have been granted reprieves.
The families, both with young children, went public in recent weeks with concerns about safety should they have to return to their countries of origin.
Luis Ubando Nolasco, Cinthya Carrasco Campos and their eight and nine-year-old daughters were supposed to be on a flight to Mexico on Monday.
The family fled to Canada in 2018 and sought refugee protection after a family member’s homicide. The government rejected their applications to stay and they were ordered to leave the country.
But the couple says that on Saturday,
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