Family who faced deportation from Australia because of deaf son granted permanent residency

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Last-minute reprieve granted to Bhutanese family, whose 18-year-old son was previously deemed a ‘cost’ to taxpayers

Jangchu Pelden is unable to hold back the tears.

Just over 24 hours ago she found out her family, from Bhutan, had been granted permanent residency in Australia after a lengthy legal battle.

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