There is finally light at the end of a long tunnel in an ongoing international adoption that’s reached four years.
A Saskatoon couple has been struggling to bring their adopted son over from Pakistan.
Waheeda (wah-HEE-dah) and Ashfaq (ASH’-fak) Afridi (ah-FREE’-dee) have been trying to get their little boy to Canada since he was born four years ago.
The family’s lawyer, Haidah (HYE’-dah) Amirzadeh (ah-MEER’-zah-deh), says the appeal division of the Immigration and Refugee Board ruled in thee couple’s favour earlier this week.
She says the board has granted the child a sponsorship visa and it should be processed within a few weeks.
Waheeda Afridi has been waiting with the boy named Ajjab (AY’-jab) in Pakistan during the lengthy legal process.
She told her lawyer she is excited by the news, but won’t believe it’s real until she and her son arrive at the Saskatoon airport.