THE WORLDPOST
02/10/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Kimberly Rivera: Canada Expels US Woman Deserter

Canada has ordered the deportation of the first woman US soldier to have sought asylum in the country to avoid being deployed to Iraq.

Kimberly Rivera, a mother of three, had requested permission to remain in Canada on humanitarian grounds but her appeal was rejected.

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