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OMONUWA LAW OFFICE   

BarristersSolicitors Notaries

Our Cases

 

Below is a representative sample of our hard-fought/won reported cases over the years:

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1.  X (Re), 2018 CanLII 96920 (CA IRB) — 2018-01-03

    (serious possibility of persecution — minority clan — viable internal flight alternative — Hargeisa — Somaliland — wife's family)

 

2.  X (Re), 2016 CanLII 108074 (CA IRB) — 2016-07-21

    (UNICEF identification (ID) card — Somalia — credibility — member — bias — reasons — dictated — draft decision)


3.  Abetew v. The Taxicab Board, 2013 MBCA 19

    (taxicab licence — show cause — failure to provide reasons — procedural fairness — cancelling)


4.  Abetew v. The Taxicab Board, 2012 MBCA 80

    (leave — taxicab — provide reasons — conceding — allegation)  


5.  Adeleye-Olusae v. Manitoba, 2011 MBQB 146

    (record — access to information — signatories — disclosure — sealed affidavit)


6.  Azgaou v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2010 CanLII 94741

     (marriage — wedding — family — knowledge — couple)

         

7.  Ogidan v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2009 CanLII 89354

     (marriage — visa officer — compatibility — find — genuine)

          

8.  Synodinou v. Canada (Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), 2008 CanLII 76648

    (common-law partner — removal — stay — parole — passport)

          

9.  Rey-Dimaapi v. Canada (Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), 2008 CanLII 35154

    (misrepresentations — removal — find — best interest of the child — compassionate considerations warrant special relief)


10.  Woldeselassie v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), 2006 FC 1540  (PDF)

     (sponsor — s.117(9)(d) — daughter — non-accompanying family member — application — permanent residence) 


11.  Hailu v. Canada (Solicitor General), 2004 FC 790

    (removal — stay — judicial review — psychiatrist — Africa — tri-partite test — spy)

           

12. Babalola v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), 2002 FCT 1062

     (visa officer — Nigeria — study permit — sponsors — brother — cashable — checkmark)