Immigration rule ‘has split 15,000 children from a parent’
Home affairs correspondent
9 September 2015
From the section UK
The immigration rules were introduced in 2012
At least 15,000 children are separated from a parent because of income rules affecting some migrants, says the Children’s Commissioner for England.
The estimate comes from an analysis of a policy that bars the UK entry of a non-EU parent if their British spouse earns less than £18,600 a year.
Children’s commissioner Anne Longfield said the UK was creating “Skype families” who had been forced apart.
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Source:: BBC UK