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Canada: S. Sudanese student faces deportation for ‘lying’


April 23, 2016 (JUBA) - A South Sudanese student is being held in Canada and could face deportation after he was discovered to be 10 years older than his classmates.

Nicola, centre, look out of place as he takes on high school kids in Ontario (Pic courtesy of Windsor Star)

Jonathan Nicola, 29, the Mirror reported, lied about his age when he arrived on a student visa from South Sudan before enrolling in a school in Windsor, Ontario.

“He claimed to be 16 and starred for the school basketball team but has now been exposed and is facing deportation,” the newspaper reported in its Sunday edition.

Nicola was reportedly caught out by his own fingerprint after he attempted to apply for another visa.

“Border agency officials were alerted to his deception after his thumb print linked back to another application made in 1986, and strangely enough the dates just didn’t add up,” it adds.

The court in Canada, on hearing Nicola’s case, reportedly ruled that he posed a flight risk and remains behind bars.

Canada’s border agency said Nicola, who plays basketball, could be deported as he misrepresented himself when he applied for his student visa. He is currently in custody in Windsor and faces a date with an immigration review board on Tuesday.


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  • 25 April 2016 10:40, by Eastern

    Like father like son! SPLA begets SPLA! Full of deception theft. Let him be deported since he lied. He was playing with kids who came close to being his children. Shameless old man!

  • 25 April 2016 11:00, by Alfredo christiani

    Eastern you are truly stupid person who was brought up in Refugees camps, who does not know history of South Sudan , this man is from Equatoria not Dinka, he ran away because of War as we all knew that equations’ are cowards , they don’t like confrontation , only two people are brave from you guys Mamuor and Sawaka, the rest were conscripted into the ranks of the SPLLA by forced in 1990s .cont

    • 25 April 2016 11:49, by Eastern

      Alfredo pagani,

      To use your own word; you must be the most stupid South Sudanese who look at SPLA as dinka and vice versa. Where in my post have you seen me mention the word "dinka". What I know is the young man about to be deported is a son of a powerful person in South Sudan. In South Sudan Without, without SPLA background fools like you won’t respect you.

  • 25 April 2016 11:06, by Alfredo christiani

    DINKS are very smart, they will be on your neck for more than 100 years, if you continues making noises to them ,unless to calm down and join hand with them so that you guys get a chance to lead the country or otherwise they will not vote for you, mark my words

    • 25 April 2016 11:50, by Eastern

      Use your brain not your underside to reason next time you want to appear relevant!

  • 25 April 2016 13:28, by Alfredo christiani

    Eastern ,you always dislike DINKA in your comments , that’s why I wrote this comment, all your previous comment hated Dikas, you are stupid person who don’t understand, things well. your days are numbered, in some days to come ,you will not post any commence in the forums. Mark my words

    • 25 April 2016 13:54, by Bentiu Sudan

      Alfredo christiani,

      Eastern does not have any hatred for Dinka, but he does not like the fact that Dinka causes many troubles, killing people everyday for no reason and liar excessively to the world. With their shameless lies, Dinka placed the South Sudan in a great chaos.

      • 25 April 2016 16:00, by Eastern

        Thanks Bentiu Sudan,

        Alfredo and his dinka people don’t want to hear the truth about their negative actions on other South Sudanese. Even if you dinkas claim that you died in millions to realize the country of South Sudan, that should be a license for you to lord over the other tribes in the country. I hate living in denial in the face of the glaring evidence!!

  • 25 April 2016 17:19, by lino

    Hahaha, age Lying is very common in South Sudan; even those who have birth certificates often change the original Birthdays to younger ones.
    Immigration countries have to dig deep to find the reality of so many Southerners.

  • 25 April 2016 18:20, by Joseph Canada

    Wow! Shameless man who was already a Soldier and a killer claims to be the child. Thank God she was not asked by a white girl for a relationship. Why didn’t God send this people to Papua Geanie or somewhere in the island far from the continent of Africa.

  • 26 April 2016 13:56, by Kerem

    South Sudanese are ear marked in all countries to be mot confused people. Corruption has moved away from monetary one to age under estimation.

    Let him be deported back he will taste what we are enjoying here in the country turn apart by Riek and Kiir. He might be among those who are tarnishing the image of our country outside there. Face it man

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