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Immigration and Refugee Board

Mexican whistleblower Karla Lottini fights corruption, death threats and deportation

"Tell her I came to say hi," a man told the journalist's sister – and showed her a gun. In this VO exclusive, Karla Lottini tells the tale of her fight to lead a safe life in Canada.

Mexican journalist finds support from activists to fight deportation

Mexican journalist Karla Berenice García Ramírez blew the whistle on government corruption in Mexico, moving to Surrey after death threats. Now the writer and broadcaster faces imminent deportation.

Four accused of human smuggling in Tamil ship's arrival granted bail

Group arrested in Toronto last month, two years after Ocean Lady arrived off Port Renfrew.