An Irish man, caught up in the centre of an immigration dispute in the United States, has agreed to his deportation order.
Keith Byrne has been living in the US since 2007 after overstaying his visa.
The 37-year-old now runs his own painting company.
The married father of three, who is originally from Cork, was arrested last week in Pennyslvania by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents (ICE).
Keith's father, Jim Byrne, has confirmed his son signed the documents this morning.
"It means that he's agreed to the deportation order - if he didn't, it could have been a criminal offence.
"It takwes between two to three weeks to process.
"If nothing happens in between, he'll be heading home".