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TODAY   |  August 01, 2013

Footman who helped deliver royal baby news deported

Evidently having the queen as your boss doesn’t help your visa status: The royal footman who was seen helping deliver the announcement of the royal baby’s birth at Buckingham Palace has been deported back to Calcutta.

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>> reporter: strange story out here today, the palace footmen who placed the royal birth announcement in that guilded ea easel out here last night was deported. the government refused to renew his work visa . started out in a calcutta orphanage, earned a scholarship and a college degree here. this morning he finds himself back in calcutta in a two-room house with nine of his relatives. even when the queen is your boss, it doesn't necessarily help your visa situation. back to you guys.

>> michelle kosinski at buckingham palace . michelle, thanks very much. let's