Gladys Jefferson

Australia government says it is not planning to deport 96-year-old British woman

by Ray Clancy on August 12, 2011

in Australia Immigration

Aussie gov't not to deport elderly Brit

The Australian Government has taken the unusual step of speaking out about the visa application of 96-year-old British woman amid claims that she is to be deported as she would be too much of a burden on the state.

‘The Australia government is not deporting nor even considering deporting Mrs. Gladys Jefferson in spite of inaccurate and misinformed media reporting and commentary today about this UK citizen’s case,’ said Chris Bowen, Minister for Immigration and Citizenship. [click to continue…]