Lawyers for Brisbane woman – whose campaign was supported by ministers and fellow former pupils – say decision will ‘rip her away’ from her husband

Iranian asylum seeker Mojgan Shamsalipoor has been given six months to leave Australia despite a long-running national campaign for immigration minister Peter Dutton to intervene and allow her to remain in Brisbane.

The former Yeronga state high school student had her application for a partner visa rejected by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection on Wednesday, in a decision her lawyers said would “rip her away” from her husband, Milad Jafari, and her community.

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