Why is the Home Office separating a British man from his wife when she is still breastfeeding their daughter?
This week the story of Dan Newton and his family has hit the newspapers. This post explains why the Home Office has acted as it has. It is not a mistake. Since harsh new rules were introduced in 2012, UK immigration policy does not usually allow British citizens working abroad to return to the UK if they have a foreign spouse. In effect, British citizens are exiled from their own country if they marry abroad. The Independent reports that Mr Newton is British and is married to Carla Zamora, an Ecuadorian citizen. They have three children together. All the children are British citizens. Mr Newton and his wife lived together…16th October 2017