Skip to comments.(UK)'Satanic Verses' family forced to return to Iran
Posted on 12/01/2010 10:58:13 AM PST by markomalley
A 10-year-old Iranian boy is to be forced to return to Iran against his will. Mehrshad Sadeghi has spent 10 weeks of his three-year stay in Britain locked up in immigration removal centres with his mother and brother after the family's asylum claim was rejected.
The family say they are at risk of persecution if they return to Iran after a copy of the Satanic Verses was found in their home. They have garnered the support of 11 MPs, eight members of the House of Lords and numerous other individuals, including the children's laureate, Michael Rosen.
But the UK Border Agency said the family's claim was based on "a fabrication" and they had no right to remain in the country.
Jo Liddy, UKBA north-west regional director, insisted the family would be removed. "We have considered the Ghaemis' applications and our decision to refuse them has been upheld by the court, who found the family had fabricated their claim," she said.
"We would rather families like Mrs Ghaemi's make a voluntarily departure from the UK when they have no basis to remain here, but enforced returns are necessary to uphold the integrity of the immigration system. We only remove individuals that are found by the UK Border Agency and, where appropriate, by the courts, not to be in need of protection."
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He has had it.
Meanwhile preachers of terror are allowed in and given all kinds of welfare benefits.
Now that is deportation liberals can believe in.
Well, this might as well be a death sentence.
“We only remove individuals that are found by the UK Border Agency”
Well, yes, that’s part of the problem right there.