"I have never welcomed the weakening of family ties by politics or pressure" - Nelson Mandela.
"He who travels for love finds a thousand miles no longer than one" - Japanese proverb.
"Everyone has the right to respect for his private and family life, his home and his correspondence." - Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights.
"When people's love is divided by law, it is the law that needs to change". -
David Cameron.

Saturday, 7 December 2013

Meeting on rules which bar adult dependant relatives from joining their families 

Thursday 12 December, 2013, at 6 pm. At JCWI office, 115 Old Street, London EC1V 9RT.

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Immigration rules in force from July 2012 have effectively closed the route for British citizens and residents to sponsor their non-EEA adult dependant relatives to live with them in the UK. Studies show grandparents play a key role in children's lives, contributing to their development.

Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants in conjunction with BritCits are researching how these rules are affecting families, especially those with young children. JCWI aims to challenge these rules in court.

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