Temporary reprieve for Perth grandmother due for deportation
There’s been a major development on Mornings with Gareth Parker, in the case of a 58 year old woman who was set to be deported back to South Africa because the Federal Government didn’t recognise her biological sister as a relative.
Linda Oppel came to Australia to live with her sister in 2011, but was recently denied a Remaining Relative Visa to stay in Perth, because she had been adopted as a child, after her parents were killed in a car crash.
Gareth discussed the complex case with Mrs Oppel, before getting some quick answers from Immigration minister Peter Dutton.
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