An Autistic Who Was Deemed A Burden On Society Won’t Be Deported

Tyrone will be allowed to stay with his mother.

Tyrone Sevilla, a nine-year-old autistic boy who was due to be deported from Australia will now be allowed to stay after the immigration minister had a change of heart.

Tyrone Sevilla, a nine-year-old autistic boy who was due to be deported from Australia will now be allowed to stay after the immigration minister had a change of heart.

Via change.org

Despite living most of his life in Australia, Tyrone was deemed a burden on society by the immigration department and was due to be deported to the Philippines.

 

Tyrone’s case drew national attention in April when his young friend asked a question on Q&A, asking why his mate had to leave the country.

Tyrone’s case drew national attention in April when his young friend asked a question on Q&A, asking why his mate had to leave the country.

ABC

A Change.org petition asking immigration minister Peter Dutton to reconsider the decision gained over 125,000 signatures, and a 4000 page petition was delivered in-person to the minister last month.

 


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