Young boy pleads for his friend not to be deported just because he has autism – w/video

Queensland, Australia — An 11-year-old child pleaded before Australia’s Q&A show’s panelists for his 10-year-old friend not to be deported just because he has autism. We last reported on this story back in September, our report, 9 Year old boy faces deportation back to Philippines  because of autism, can be read here. Ethan Egart took […]

UPDATE: Young boy with autism facing deportation in Australia told he can stay

Queensland, Australia — Tyrone Sevilla is a 10-year-old boy who was diagnosed with autism at age three. He was brought by his mother, Maria, to Australia with her when he was just two years old. Earlier this year they were told that Tyrone can not stay in the country because he was deemed a ‘burden […]

9 Year old boy faces deportation back to Philippines because of autism

Townsville, Australia – 9-year-old Tyrone Sevilla, son of Ma Cecilia “Maria” Sevilla is being threatened with deportation to the Philippines by the Immigration Department because of his autism. His mother might be forced to leave as well, due to the recent ruling. Sevilla and her son came to the Land Down Under in 2007 in […]