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Mina Okafor has found a way around the impending deportation – but the resident fans won’t like it.
The Chastain Park surgeon announced during the mid-season premiere of the Fox drama on Tuesday Her plan not to be sent from the US: She is returning to Nigeria voluntarily.
Although Minas immigration attorney appealed her case, which would buy her some time to prove that Dr. Cain is behind this legal mess, Mina solemnly realized that the appeal process could take months … and her visa will expire next week. If she wants to return to Nigeria alone, she can apply to return to the USA at least one day. If she gets deported, she’s unlikely to ever come back.
At the end of the class, Mina made her decision to go home, largely influenced by the guilt that her mother worked in a crumbling Nigerian health care system, because many of the best surgeons leave Nigeria to practice medicine in America – not in contrast to Mina herself.
« I am part of the problem, » Mina told AJ. « My mom won’t always be able to do that many surgeries a day. She’ll need help … This is the answer to my visa problem. It’s the answer to everything. I don’t want to fight anymore. Go alone, before I can be deported. I’m going back to Nigeria. «
And although AJ was surprised by Mina’s announcement, she was surely even more surprised by his answer: » I’ll come with you. «
Elsewhere Conrad subsequently treated a pregnant patient named Tina who was carrying the baby that Dr. Bell’s ex-stepson Jake and husband wanted to adopt. But when Tina’s conservative parents learned that a gay couple would take care of the child, they blocked the adoption, leaving Jake and Gregg heartbroken. However, they were also completely confident that they had done the right thing by revealing Tina’s parents that they were gay rather than hiding their relationship. « Our baby is still out there, » Gregg reassured his husband. « We just don’t know who he or she is yet. » Meanwhile, Cain was showing the slightest vulnerability to sickle cell disease patient Rose (who knew he could?), Jessica and Irving, all in a sweet , private ceremony at an aquarium, and Devon was relieved to learn he wasn’t the father of Princess Nadine’s new baby, after all.
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