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Osprey Media. - Brantford Expositor: "Delhi family can stay in country

By Michael-Allan Marion
Local News - Friday, January 12, 2007 Updated @ 11:40:41 PM

A Delhi family of seven won’t be deported to its native Holland after a flurry of phone calls and letters straightened out a mix-up over paperwork.

“We are very happy,” Jo Geven said Thursday, only a few hours after getting a call from an Immigration Canada official.

Geven said he was told that the paperwork surrounding his application for an extension of his work permit has been processed and the family won’t have to leave.

“He told me, ‘don’t worry',' he said. 'All the papers will be sent to their office in London and put in order.

“We had talked a lot of times on the phone over the past few days, but hearing those words was so good.”

After getting the news, the family had a party, said Geven. "

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