Lawyers scrambled to get a legal injunction preventing the deportation but were kept from contacting the man in time.
- Helen Davidson
- The Guardian
Australian immigration authorities have deported an Iraqi asylum seeker against his will and despite there being a pending court case scheduled to sit next week.
Advocates and lawyers scrambled on Wednesday night to get a legal injunction but were prevented from contacting the man on the phone, and by the time a barrister was found to lodge an injunction, the asylum seeker was already on a…