...being played for a patsy...
"All of our intelligence indicates that people are prepared to pay these operations up to $45,000 to be smuggled to Canada in part because they are calculating that they will shortly thereafter be able to sponsor several family members through our very generous family reunification process," Mr. Kenney, the Immigration Minister, told reporters in Ottawa.Throw 'em in jail... and then deport their criminal asses back to Sri Lanka.
The four men who were arrested in Toronto on Tuesday had arrived on the coast of British Columbia almost two years ago, as crewmembers among the 76 migrant Sri Lankan Tamils aboard a ship known as the Ocean Lady.
“The individuals are alleged to be involved with organizing the overall venture and of being active leaders on the vessel,” the RCMP said in a statement. It identified the suspects as Vignarajah Thevarajah, 33, Francis Anthonimuthu Appulonappa, 33, Hamalraj Handasamy, 39, and Jeyachandran Kanagarajah, 32.
Send a real message here, Mr Prime Minister.