Families enter the family returns process if all in-country appeal rights have been exhausted and the family has no legal right to remain in the UK, and “any outstanding documentation or other barriers can be resolved in parallel with the returns process” OR if a family has indicated that they wish to leave the UK voluntarily (under the assisted voluntary return for families and children scheme; or without assistance).
On Wednesday morning (22 February 2017), there were a lot of people waiting anxiously for news. People who hadn’t slept all night. People who should… Read more »
On 9th July 2012, the government brought in family immigration rules so divisive that the UK’s immigration policy is now the least family friendly in the developed world. We have a price tag on love for those wishing to sponsor a foreign partner, and block the door altogether for those wishing to sponsor an elderly parent.