"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.

Friday, 15 November 2013

'We are a local Cornish family - my daughter is trying to bring her husband to the UK - Please support our petition and spread it to your friends - we need as many signatures as possible. Thank you.'


'In September 2011 our family was blessed with two weddings - our son married a lovely local girl and our daughter married her long time penpal from USA.

'We are a typical British Family living in rural Cornwall - we all work - we may not be rich but we are close knit and there for each other.  Even though my daughter works full time at a local business.

'Theresa May's immigration income rule means that many families like ours are being kept apart because they don't earn enough - not because they are out of work or not being useful to society - but they are the working poor.  

'Most people who know us did not know about these immigration rules where a wife is separated from her husband. I'm sure lots of you did not either.  

'Despite the Government's scrapping of legal aid - we have represented ourselves at Court and won our case against UKBA on 24 September 2013 - but are still waiting for our visa. 

'Please help us to help our daughter and others facing separation - just look at your significant other or somone you love and imagine how you would feel being torn apart  - for years. 

'Thank you.'

Via South West Divided Families : https://www.facebook.com/groups/442269102545299/permalink/445363358902540/

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