"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.

Thursday 8 May 2014

Spotted on Facebook

'Really sad to hear of another person refused permanent residency after living and working here legally for 12 years. She married a Brit 12 years ago and brought up his kids as though they were her own. He died a couple of years ago and her spousal visa has now expired. Home Office has refused her application based on a family life because, according to them, her step-kids are now adults so they no longer need her.

'In other words, "after you worked, paid taxes and invested in our future generation, your job is done and you can go right back to Canada where you came from". '

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