• Friday, October 07, 2022

INDIA

British man separated from wife speaks about “unbelievable” visa rules

Satbir and Gitanjali Singh

By: Eastern Eye Staff

A BRITISH Asian man from London who is separated 4,000 miles from his Indian wife because of UK income rules has spoken out about legislation that stops them from living together in the UK. Satbir Singh, a development and human rights specialist, is unable to bring his wife to England because British citizens are required to earn a minimum of £18,600 a year to sponsor a partner to live with them in the UK. His earnings were more than £60,000 last year, but because his salary comes from more than one source, it means that he and his wife Gitanjali…

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