Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Ill Nigerian girl spared deportation

A seriously-ill Nigerian girl has been spared deportation tonight when officials agreed to review her family's case.

The Department of Justice confirmed that Ayodola Adekunle (5) and her family were granted a last-minute reprieve after her legal team intervened.

She suffers from sickle-cell anaemia and had her spleen removed more than a year ago, leaving her susceptible to infections and malaria.

The family - who have exhausted all legal channels of the asylum process - were due to be deported tonight.

http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/breaking/2010/0203/breaking77.htm

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

prior to the 2004 citizenship referendum, nigerians were arriving pregnant or getting pregnant on irish soil for citizenship. now all they need is a runny nose or a cough to gain permanent residency. there are only a billion other chinese, 200 million pakis and 170 million nigerians to make their way. feel sick? head to ireland! >:(

Daithi said...

in the report it says that the women and children were to be deported that night , was there any others that were actually deported that night or were they going to be the only failed asylum seekers going home ?

are there any news articles anywhere highlighting deportations this year ?

Hail Ireland ! said...

There are a few articles posted on this site regarding deportations.

Just click on the label "deportations" below this article to view them.

Daithi said...

Hail Ireland thanks but a lot of those are ones i sent into you in the first place, if those are the only deportations it looks very bad and we do not deport many , this year 1 mass deportation and thats all.

Anonymous ...they are still arriving pregnant it is just we don't hear about it , many of those who did have a child under the IBC 2005 system were due to request a renewed permission for temp residency in January of this year , ONLY the actual child got leave to remain here under the system and not the parents , the parents have to renew their status every 5 year period , as the economy has dropped off many of those parents now face deportation or free flights at the Irish tax payers expence as they can not be self sufficient .
The child will be allowed to remain here as it is classed as an Irish citizen , this only accounts for those children born in the state before 1st January 2005 , children born after that date are given the citizenship of their parents unless one parent has full Irish citizenship.

Hail Ireland ! said...

Daithi, those deportations are the only ones reported in the media so I guess they are the only ones that have taken place.

Hail Ireland ! said...

According to this news story there have been five mass deportations so far this year.

http://www.breakingnews.ie/ireland/small-group-protest-mass-deportations-452035.html