East Devon woman forced to live as single mother due to new immigration rules preventing husband moving to the UK.
'New rules introduced by the Home Office last year to reduce the flow of migrants have prevented the daughter of a Tory councillor from a long-established Westcountry family from bringing her doctor husband back to the UK to start a new life.
'The regulations, which were imposed by Theresa May in 2012 and include a £18,600 minimum salary, are now keeping Elizabeth Celi Parr's family thousands of miles apart, making her a single mum.'
Migrants' Rights Network | New UK rules on Surinder Singh route.
'It is not yet fully clear what the implications of this change will be for British people seeking to use the route in order to be reunited with a non-EEA family member, but MRN will make available further analysis as and when it is available. In the meantime, an overview of the rule change can be found at the EU Rights Clinic website.'
Commonwealth Immigration | The Surinder Singh judgement.
'Recent UK immigration changes have now made it extremely difficult for the spouses, partners, children and other family members of British citizens to move to the UK.
'However, one often overlooked route to legally move to the UK is through what is widely referred to as the “Judgement in the Surinder Singh case”.'
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