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Would you be happy if Omar bin Laden tried to move to NZ?


If he can get himself on to New Zealand soil, the son of terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden could try to claim political asylum here, immigration experts say.

Labour Department officials yesterday refused to say whether they had had a visa application from Omar bin Laden, a Saudi national.

Mr bin Laden - one of the al Qaeda leader's 19 children - has been cooling his heels in a Cairo airport after being tossed out of Spain when he tried to claim political asylum.

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