Article by Gwendolyn Richards in the Herald today.
But Tran, who was sentenced to two years less a day for trafficking offences in 2000 and ordered to pay a fine for a 2002 assault, has the right to contest the removal order, Sharma said."Mr. Tran is not considered a serious criminal in the eyes of the law," he said, adding those who have a problem with that should take issue with the legislation, which sets the limit at sentences of two years or greater and not Tran himself. ... While it has been five years since Tran was first ordered deported, he had no control over the fact his appeal wasn't heard until last year, Sharma said.