‘I was given five days to leave the country’: Student at centre of deportation campaign graduates from university

Ireland“For Shepherd Machaya, just getting a place in college meant everything. ‘I don’t want to lie to you, I started crying’, says Machaya, originally from Zimbabwe, when he recalls the moment he secured a place to study at DCU. ‘And it was my birthday!’ As an asylum seeker he faced greater challenges than most …” (more)

[Carl O’Brien, Irish Times, 25 October]

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