"WE FEEL LIKE WE DON'T EXIST" SAYS WOMAN FROM MK WHOSE FATHER IS STUCK IN JAMAICA

A woman from Milton Keynes, whose Windrush-generation father is stuck in Jamaica, has urged the Government to let him come back.

Samantha Barnes-Garner says 82-year-old Clayton is ill, in and out of hospital, and needs his family:...

"He's on his own there, he's doesn't have his family there to help out... To take him to the doctors, to take him to the hospital, to give him any medication. He is in the hospital at the moment knowing that he doesn't have any visitors {which is} not nice on both ends."

Samantha's dad went back to Jamaica eight years ago, to renovate a property he had inherited.

The problems started in 2013, when he planned to visit his grandchildren in Milton Keynes at Christmas:

"We booked him a flight. He went to the airline and that's when it all became apparent. They said: 'I'm sorry Sir you can't fly because you don't have a Visa'. So we then applied for a Visa, as we were told to, which then got refused - TWICE."

Having lived in the UK since 1959, Clayton had never needed a VISA but had an "indefinite leave to remain" stamp in his passport.

His family say they now "feel like they don't exist" - because his life in Britain seems to "count for nothing."

There are calls for the Home Secretary to face Parliament today over the scandal.

The Government's been accused of ignoring warnings about the impact of immigration policy on Caribbean-born British residents.

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