Tongan husband of dying wife faces deportation despite Tribunal finding he has a humanitarian case for staying

Tu'utu'uni 'a e 'Imikuleisini Nu'u Sila ke fakafoki 'a 'Aminiasi Lomu ki Tonga neongo e aofangatuku 'a e tulaipiuniolo' 'o pehē 'oku 'i ai 'a e makatu'unga 'i he totonu 'a e tangata' ke ne nofo 'i Nu'u Sila' ni. Ko hono hoa' foki 'a Sauiluma Mulitalo, 'oku mo'ua 'i he mahaki kanisaa', ka na'e toki hiki mai mei Tonga mo 'ene fānau 'e toko fitu pea 'oku 'i ai 'eni 'ena tokotaha mo Lomu. Ko Sauiluma ne mo'ua he fakamaau'anga 'i Tonga ki he tāmate tangata hili 'ene malaki'aki ha me'alele 'a hono husepāniti' 'o mate 'i Vava'u tangata 'eni ko Michael Guttenbeil.

Tongan Aminiasi Lomu, 32, who is unlawfully in New Zealand, is facing deportation despite the Immigration and Protection Tribunal finding there are exceptional humanitarian circumstances for him to remain in New Zealand. He and his wife, Sauiluma Mulitalo, have a three year old child. She is the mother of eight children. Lomu is the primary…


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