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To believe that breaking up this family is unjustified

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TheBitchInTheHouse Thu 06-Dec-12 13:54:04

hazleweatherfieldgirldetective Sun 30-Dec-12 10:50:00

I have to admit, I was shocked when I came back to work after a year on maternity and saw the rule changes. But I still think, with decent representations submitted along with an FLR(O) application, they would have been successful. I've never had a refusal in these circumstances and, on the face of it, can't see any reason why this case would have been different.

TheBitchInTheHouse Sun 13-Jan-13 11:00:56

Hazleweatherfieldgirldetective. The campaigners are hearing of many couples/families who have been refused even when they meet all the criteria under the new rules, and people under the old rules who are being refused for silly reasons, forcing them to appeal and have many months of waiting and insecurity. People who have been following immigration news for years have noticed an exponential rise in such cases.

In any case, this horrible thing has already happened to this family, and it's happening to many families. Coulda woulda shoulda advice is not very helpful at this point in time, I'm afraid. The rules need to be scrapped.


I don't know if anyone is still watching this thread, but there is a new website and blog where most information regarding the rules and campaigns against them is collated in one space.

Please do let me know if you have any ideas on where I can post this to raise awareness and reach people who may be affected.

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