Durham University academics fighting to stay in UK after carrying out research abroad

Two Durham University researchers are fighting to stay in the UK after being ordered to leave due to time spent working abroad on a humanitarian project.
Married couple Dr Ernesto Schwartz-Marin, Dr Arely Cruz-Santiago and their 11-year-old daughter Camila have been told to leave within 14 days by the Home Office.
The academics spent 270 days in Mexico in 2014 and 2015 on a project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council working with victims of violence.
Home Office guidelines indicate to be granted leave to remain in the UK, individuals must not spend more than 180 days out of... read more

 
13 March 2018 in Regional North East, Views: 45
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