"I have never welcomed the weakening of family ties by politics or pressure" - Nelson Mandela.
"He who travels for love finds a thousand miles no longer than one" - Japanese proverb.
"Everyone has the right to respect for his private and family life, his home and his correspondence." - Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights.
"When people's love is divided by law, it is the law that needs to change". -
David Cameron.

Saturday, 5 October 2013

New resources

Google map of people affected and those campaigning against the rules :

Could be useful for meetups : http://www.meetup.com/BritCits/


Singhroute.info - Surinder Singh route information :

On the 7th July 1992, in the case of Surinder Singh Case C-370/90, the ruling was passed that if an EU national works and lives in another member state, along with their spouse (or as the case may be other family member), then upon return to ‘his’ country of nationality, that country cannot refuse to grant entry, and a right of residence upon that persons spouse (or other family member as the case may be).

Some people have called this a “loophole” in the law.  However, let us make this clear: THIS IS NOT A LOOPHOLE.  This is a right that is bestowed upon any citizen of the EU/EEA.  Under Section 3(2) of the European Communities Act 1972, judgments of the EU Court of Justice must be given effect in the UK.

Surinder Singh for newbies :

EEA free movement links :
http://britcits.blogspot.co.uk/2013/08/surinder-singh-for-newbies-httpwww.html and https://delicious.com/sandra.saleh.33

Surinder Singh stories :


Backbench rebel Conservative MPs launch devastating attack on immigration.


The Conservative half of the Coalition has been pushing hard on the need for ever-more draconian measures on immigration, to be reflected in the upcoming Immigration Bill. While we wait for the Bill to be laid before Parliament, some Conservative backbenchers, who have rebelled against their party whip on a number of occasions in the past, have put forward 8 bills aimed at dramatically reducing immigration. All these bills are set to be read for a second time in October. 

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