"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.

Wednesday, 17 July 2013

Twitter roundup

https://twitter.com/quigonsmith :
The Government's greatest, barely-reported cruelty against its own citizens “@ColinYeo1: Divided families http://wp.me/p1Zj2l-2lC

https://twitter.com/ColinYeo1 :
British families are being broken by the very State that ought to nurture and protect them

https://twitter.com/emmabmoussa :
Looking out at my boys having fun in the sun wish I could join them, please god don't let the home office break up father and son :-(

Sent my email off to the children's commissioner makes me cry every time I have to explain what hubbies deportation would do to my baby


https://twitter.com/donflynnmrn :
Campaigners call for new family migration rules on one-year anniversary - photos of protest here http://j.mp/13l7Emm  by @migrants_rights

https://twitter.com/migrants_rights :
Letter from #greenparty leader @natalieben in support of Sarah Teather's principled stance on immigration http://bit.ly/12uJlUp  #welldone

https://twitter.com/migrants_rights :
Morton Hall immigration detainee held for nearly 3 years http://bbc.in/12Un2r7  @Detentionaction calls for end of indefinite detention

https://twitter.com/APPGMigration :
Britain needs millions more immigrants to reduce strain of ageing population via @Telegraph http://fw.to/eFXsTKT

https://www.facebook.com/LondonMRCF :
We don't normally share the Daily Mail links in order to contain and minimize the ‪#‎HostileEnvironment‬ but this headline is irresistible because it is in the Daily Mail. Enjoy :)

https://twitter.com/ColinYeo1 :
RT @BarrowCadbury: Powerful post by Dave Stamp @ASIRT1 on one family's struggle as undocumented migrants

ASIRT, for now, is here to fight for the rights of people denied them in a “hostile environment”. But the decimation of advice and advocacy organisations across the country makes it likely that thousands of families in similar situations will be left in precarious “limbo” situations for many years to come.

https://twitter.com/AdamWagner1 :
Crikey, UK immigration laws change every 6 weeks on average, 83 times in a decade....

Narnia residents delighted as immigrant loophole through wardrobe is finally closed.


Via https://www.facebook.com/LondonMRCF

https://twitter.com/ColinYeo1 :
Sick: RT @jamiejkerr: Had an asylum appeal today and UKBA submission was that extensive scarring on a Tamil asylum seeker was self inflicted

https://twitter.com/DavidWardMP :
MP welcomes court's family judgement http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/10547143.Bradford_MP_welcomes_court_s_family_visa_judgement/

https://twitter.com/JusticeGap :
Can't afford a lawyer? If you are representing yourself in court, try @thebarcouncil new guide.

https://twitter.com/alinamuller :
33 Beautiful Vintage Portraits Of America’s Immigrant Past From Ellis Island

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