Last week, we discussed the case of the Waterman family. Simon Waterman, a British citizen, had suffered a life-altering stroke, but the needs of Mr Waterman and his two children did not to the Home Office constitute “exceptional circumstances” in respect of Mrs Waterman’s application for further leave to remain.
Shortly after the article was published, there was good news:
— JCWImmigrants (@JCWI_UK) October 20, 2017
Dias Solicitors tell us that “Mrs Waterman was visited by her local MP today [Friday 20 October] and told that the decision has been reversed and she is getting her visa”. The Guardian has a few more details.
News just in: Mrs Waterman has heard from her MP and the Home Office is granting her a visa. Lesson: media exposure can work! https://t.co/aZkEumptFu
— Colin Yeo (@ColinYeo1) October 20, 2017