Failed visa bid couple to ‘try again’ after Cameron letter
10 December 2015
From the section Hereford & Worcester
A woman who was denied a UK visa, preventing her from living with her seriously ill husband, says the prime minister has told her to “try again”.
David and Maria Summers, who have been married for 45 years, moved to Hereford from Canada to look after his mother.
The couple say immigration officials said they lacked finances and Mrs Summers was sent back to Canada.
Jesse Norman, MP for Hereford and South Herefordshire, raised the case with David Cameron.
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British national Mr Summers, 70, has travelled to Canada to spend Christmas with his wife. He has undergone surgery for bladder cancer but before he left for his trip, a scan revealed another mass.
At Prime Minister’s Questions on 18 November, Mr Norman said: “May I draw [the prime minister’s] attention to the plight of David and Maria Summers, in my …read more
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