Graduate with kidney failure at risk of deportation to Nigeria – video

Roseline Akhalu, a university graduate from Nigeria, was diagnosed with kidney failure a few months after arriving in the UK in 2004. After a successful transplant, the UK Border Agency rejected her claim to remain in the UK, but if sent back to Nigeria she will be unable to afford the life-saving drugs she needs.

Film by Marishka Van Steenbergen and Joe Bream

(as published in the Guardian, 11 January 2013)

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