B.C. immigration lawyer who forged medical notes loses licence | iNFOnews

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B.C. immigration lawyer who forged medical notes loses licence | iNFOnews

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March 30, 2023 – 4:30 PM&#13

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A B.C. immigration attorney who was sentenced to 22 months in jail for forging professional medical notes has been barred from practising legislation.&#13

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In accordance to a March 15 Regulation Society of B.C. final decision, Roger Balraj Singh Bhatti agreed to resign from the Legislation Modern society and under no circumstances to reapply.&#13

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The veteran law firm who grew to become licenced in 1984, was discovered to have developed fake medical notes which he would then current to the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada.&#13

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“In relation to 7 client matters, in order to procure an adjournment of proceedings he knowingly attempted to deceive the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada by filing six health-related notes… which he knew have been untrue,” the selection reads.&#13

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According to court docket files, the Canada Border Companies Agency began investigating Bhatti in 2012 based on a suggestion that he was featuring aid, some of it unlawful, to Hungarian nationals searching to declare refugee status in Canada.&#13

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Nearly a ten years later on in 2020, Bhatti was billed with 20 counts of forgery and misrepresentation. In Might 2022 he was sentenced to 22 months jail.&#13

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In accordance to the final decision the carry out took place amongst 2002 and 2014, all through which time Bhatti ran a active regulation observe representing customers trying to get refugee standing in Canada.&#13

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The determination states he often appeared as a law firm in entrance of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada.&#13

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Together with the sick notes he also submitted phony police reports, professional medical stories, and a dying certification as evidence for his clients’ refugee promises to the Immigration and Refugee Board.&#13

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Bhatti signed a consent agreement with the Legislation Society confirming that he would in no way implement to exercise legislation once again.&#13


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