David Barlagne's family made headlines across the French-speaking world last year after Canadian immigration officials rejected his application to stay here permanently - saying his 8-year-old handicapped daughter would be an "excessive burden" on the state's social services.
His daughter, Rachel, was deemed "medically inadmissible" because she has cerebral palsy.
Her "excessive burden" on social services would amount to $5,259 a year in special educational costs.
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