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“The fathers who only see their children on a computer screen: It’s a heartbreaking sign of our times…”

“The fathers who only see their children on a computer screen: It’s a heartbreaking sign of our times…” From the Daily Mail. The article goes on “A landmark legal ruling in 2011 has led to a rapid rise in ‘Skype dads’ … With children living half way around the world relationships can suffer”.

But read on and the context is divorce rather than the immigration rules. I haven’t noticed the same coverage of the recent Children’s Commissioner report, oddly, just a standard Press Association news report.

Colin Yeo
Colin Yeo A barrister specialising in UK immigration law at Garden Court Chambers in London, I have been practising in immigration law for 15 years. I am passionate about immigration law and founded and edit the Free Movement immigration law blog.

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