Tuesday, June 25, 2002 - Globe and Mail Print Edition, Page A12
Helmut Oberlander has a good chance of winning his fight to stay in Canada, a government lawyer said yesterday.
The federal government is trying to deport Mr. Oberlander, 78, for his
activities in a Nazi death squad during the Second World War.
"It's not a foregone conclusion one way or the other," said Donald
MacIntosh, a lawyer for the Department of Immigration.
The key to the case will probably be a law in place until 1978. It says that
anyone who has lived in the country as a permanent resident for at least
five years can only be deported for treason, drug offences or a few other