Deportation decision

A woman in Leeds who faces "certain death" if she's deported to Nigera will find out today if an appeal to have her sent back is successful.

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Leeds transplant patient awaits deportation decision

Roseline Akhalu

A woman who faces "certain death" if she's deported to Nigera is facing another court battle to stay in the country today.

Roseline Akhalu had a kidney transplant while she was legally living in Leeds - but now her visa has run out the government wants to deport her to a country that cannot provide her with anti-rejection medication.

A judge has already allowed her to stay - but the Home Office is appealing the decision today in London.

Born in Nigeria Roseline came to live in the UK on a Visa and has lived in Leeds for nine years.

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