The BritCits pack - hundreds of stories. A portfolio of British citizens and residents adversely affected by UK’s family immigration rules :
Family divided across Atlantic by 'inhumane' migration rules.
'Nine years later, they are happily married with a five-year-old son, Vincent. They have lived in the UK and the US, but decided to move back to Mr Bailey's hometown of Stockton-on-Tees in March so that their son could start school in Britain.
'But new family migration rules brought in last July, which require British citizens to earn a £18,600 salary before their non-European Economic Area (EEA) spouse can live in the UK, mean that Stacey was forced to stay in Atlanta until Guy found a job. She had to miss her son's first day at school last week....'
More : http://britcits.blogspot.co.uk/2013/09/families-being-torn-apart-by-migration.html
Guy's story : http://blessayfrombritannia.blogspot.co.uk/2013/06/all-fun-of-unfair.html
'If you're a street sweeper, you're not entitled to find love outside the country':
https://twitter.com/andrewpercy MP on the family migration rules.
'This briefing aims to highlight emerging issues relating to the minimum income requirement since the release of the APPG on Migration inquiry report in June 2013. It is informed by ongoing contact with affected families as well as by contact with lawyers and wider legal associations on this matter. All case studies are drawn from families who have directly contacted MRN regarding their situation.'
25% of the EEA2 RC applications not processed within the maximum 6 months allowed by EU laws.