Fijian ex-soldier wins bid to stay

A former soldier from Fiji has won his battle to stay in the UK after issuing a personal appeal to David Cameron. Filimone Lacanivalu - who served with the Army for nine years - was facing deportation after he failed to fill in the necessary forms.

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Fijian ex-soldier wins battle to stay in Britain

A former Fijian soldier who fought for the British Army has won his battle to stay in the UK after being threatened with deportation.

Filimone Lacanivalu - who served with the Army for nine years - missed the deadline for an residency request form and was taken to a detention centre for five weeks.

The soldier issued a personal appeal to Prime Minister David Cameron and saw his case taken up by MPs and the press.

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