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Appeal court: If You Earn £18,600p.a Your Foreign Spouse Can Live In UK

Among visa applications to be rejected will be those of British citizens in full-time employment on minimum wage. The Court of Appeal has dismissed a legal challenge to Home Office rules for UK citizens who want their overseas spouses to live with them in Britain, affecting more than 3,600 families. The visa applications of 3,641 […]

50 years ago an unmarried 25-year-old African woman was seen as odd. A husband and family was supposed to be your life’s goal. Thank God we’ve moved on. Of have we? If you’re an unmarried late-twenty-something African women in the diaspora, you’ll probably have had to explain more than once to family members that there’s […]

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Changes agreed in principle in 2009 and expected to come into force this month also raise marriageable age from 14 to 16. Spain is to raise the age of consent from 13 to 16 and the minimum age for marriage from 14 to 16. The change was agreed unanimously in principle by parliament in 2009 […]

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A heartbroken husband who has fought for almost two years to bring his wife to the UK claims immigration laws discriminate against working class people. James McAllister, 50, of Kirkcaldy, wed Vera Akinyi, 32, in a ceremony in her native Kenya in August 2011. They remain separated by more than 4,500 miles as supermarket employee […]

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Why are many African women abroad now seriously looking for husbands or serious partners? Why are they single in the first place? What kind of men are they looking for? How do they feel being single?  To understand and unlock these and other puzzling questions, Emmanuel Sarpong Owusu-Ansah, a lecturer and an investigative journalist in […]

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