Nico Montoya

Nico Montoya, a 13 year old boy with Down Syndrome, poses in front of a basketball net at his home in Richmond Hill, Saturday March 19, 2016. Felipe Montoya, an Ontario university professor has applied for permanent residency in Canada after moving from Costa Rica, is facing the prospect of having to leave the country because his son Nico has Down Syndrome. Citizenship and Immigration Canada has told him that his son's condition makes him inadmissible to Canada because of the potential burden the child would place on the health care system.   THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Blinch

Nico Montoya, a 13 year old boy with Down Syndrome, poses in front of a basketball net at his home in Richmond Hill, Saturday March 19, 2016. Felipe Montoya, an Ontario university professor has applied for permanent residency in Canada after moving from Costa Rica, is facing the prospect of having to leave the country because his son Nico has Down Syndrome. Citizenship and Immigration Canada has told him that his son’s condition makes him inadmissible to Canada because of the potential burden the child would place on the health care system. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Blinch

Nico Montoya, a 13 year old boy with Down Syndrome, plays soccer with his home with his father Felipe, left, his sister Tania, second left, and his mother Alejandra Garcia, right, at their home in Richmond Hill, Saturday March 19, 2016. Felipe Montoya, an Ontario university professor has applied for permanent residency in Canada after moving from Costa Rica, is facing the prospect of having to leave the country because his son Nico has Down Syndrome. Citizenship and Immigration Canada has told him that his son's condition makes him inadmissible to Canada because of the potential burden the child would place on the health care system.   THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Blinch

Nico Montoya, a 13 year old boy with Down Syndrome, plays soccer with his home with his father Felipe, left, his sister Tania, second left, and his mother Alejandra Garcia, right, at their home in Richmond Hill, Saturday March 19, 2016. Felipe Montoya, an Ontario university professor has applied for permanent residency in Canada after moving from Costa Rica, is facing the prospect of having to leave the country because his son Nico has Down Syndrome. Citizenship and Immigration Canada has told him that his son’s condition makes him inadmissible to Canada because of the potential burden the child would place on the health care system. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Blinch

Nico Montoya, a 13 year old boy with Down Syndrome, sits on the couch at his home with his mother Alejandra Garcia, centre, and his sister Tania at their home in Richmond Hill, Saturday March 19, 2016. Felipe Montoya, an Ontario university professor has applied for permanent residency in Canada after moving from Costa Rica, is facing the prospect of having to leave the country because his son Nico has Down Syndrome. Citizenship and Immigration Canada has told him that his son's condition makes him inadmissible to Canada because of the potential burden the child would place on the health care system.   THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Blinch

Nico Montoya, a 13 year old boy with Down Syndrome, sits on the couch at his home with his mother Alejandra Garcia, centre, and his sister Tania at their home in Richmond Hill, Saturday March 19, 2016. Felipe Montoya, an Ontario university professor has applied for permanent residency in Canada after moving from Costa Rica, is facing the prospect of having to leave the country because his son Nico has Down Syndrome. Citizenship and Immigration Canada has told him that his son’s condition makes him inadmissible to Canada because of the potential burden the child would place on the health care system. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Blinch

Nico Montoya, a 13 year old boy with Down Syndrome, looks outside of his window at his home in Richmond Hill, Saturday March 19, 2016. Felipe Montoya, an Ontario university professor has applied for permanent residency in Canada after moving from Costa Rica, is facing the prospect of having to leave the country because his son Nico has Down Syndrome. Citizenship and Immigration Canada has told him that his son's condition makes him inadmissible to Canada because of the potential burden the child would place on the health care system.   THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Blinch

Nico Montoya, a 13 year old boy with Down Syndrome, looks outside of his window at his home in Richmond Hill, Saturday March 19, 2016. Felipe Montoya, an Ontario university professor has applied for permanent residency in Canada after moving from Costa Rica, is facing the prospect of having to leave the country because his son Nico has Down Syndrome. Citizenship and Immigration Canada has told him that his son’s condition makes him inadmissible to Canada because of the potential burden the child would place on the health care system. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Blinch

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