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Russian-born Australian fears death when visa expires

Russian-born Lyudmila Kovaleva could face imprisonment or death in Russia if her visa is not renewed by the Australian Immigration Service despite repeated refusals since she left Moscow in 2010. I’m afraid there is

“The last option is for Minister Andrew Giles to exercise his power and give her a visa to stay where she can live safely,” says attorney Simon Jeanes.

Jeans said there are “systemic problems” within the immigration department that often reject the “most valuable” cases.

“I hope that parliamentarians, senators, community leaders and religious leaders can step in for someone,” he told Sky News Australia.

Russian-born Australian fears death when visa expires

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