An asylum-seeker who left a girl dying under the wheels of his car when he fled the scene can stay in the UK, two immigration judges have ruled.
Iraqi Kurd Aso Mohammed Ibrahim was jailed for four months after knocking down Amy Houston in Blackburn in 2003.
Her father Paul Houston, from Darwen, told judges last month they had the power to bring his "seven years of hell to an end" by sending Ibrahim to Iraq.
But two senior immigration judges have now ruled he can remain in the UK.
Mr Houston had to make the decision to turn off his daughter's life support machine hours after the crash.
He has since campaigned to get Ibrahim deported.
Mr Houston said he was "frustrated and angry" at the decision.
The Upper Tribunal of the Immigration and Asylum Chamber, sitting in Manchester, heard Ibrahim had previous criminal convictions.
The 33-year-old, who did not hold a drivin
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