Mother Desperate For Visa To Stay In U.S. And Care For Niamh, Daughter With Cancer

08/27/2010 06:51 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

As seven-year-old Niamh battles stage 4 cancer in an Atlanta hospital bed, her mother may soon be sent back home to Barbados, unable to care for her little girl.

Niamh's mother, Petrah Gooding, is desperate for immigration officials to extend her temporary visa to allow her to stay by her sick daughter's bedside and care for her as she goes through chemotherapy.

CNN reports from Atlanta.


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