It follows a campaign including a petition and a protest in Dublin.
A deportation order for a Carlow College student is being postponed for 10 days.
A petition with over 1100 signatures calling on Laois TD and Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan to rescind the order was handed over during a protest in Dublin two weeks ago.
Malawi born Michael Usiku wishes to finish his studies before returning to Africa.
Michael's case is now under review and he will have a final answer on January the 8th.