"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, 16 August 2013

The families separated by the government... on YouTube.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJ2WNI-Tsow

Another chance to see the Channel 4 News piece featuring BritCits Andy and Christopher.

Previously :
http://britcits.blogspot.co.uk/2013/08/the-families-separated-by-government.html
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Newlyweds face life on opposite sides of world.

http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/main-topics/local-stories/newlyweds-face-life-on-opposite-sides-of-world-1-5957698

A LIFE 10,000 miles apart is about to become a shocking reality for a married couple living on the East Coast because of immigration rules.

Australian Gavin Clark married his wife Sarah, from Withernsea, last October after conducting a four-year long-distance courtship.

But the couple’s “fairy-tale romance” has not had the ending they hoped for and yesterday they were reeling from the news that Mr Clark faces deportation in two weeks time.


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