Petition To Stop Deportation Of Irene Nel, 73, To SA And Allow Her Life Saving Dialysis
My mother, Irene Nel, requires life saving dialysis treatment three times a week, which she gets in the UK and she has been told she has no right to remain in the UK despite having 6 children and 8 grandchildren, all living in the UK as UK Citizens and tax payers, who just want to take care of their mother and gran in her time of need.
We have a social responsibility to take care of our loved ones and we are asking the UK Home Office to use compassion in allowing us to take care of our mother in her time of need. UK immigration have said she is not entitled by law to remain in the UK and is to return back to South Africa with immediate effect where she will die, as there is not dialysis treatment for her due to the South African Government not giving treatment to people over the age of 65, along with her heart condition.
Our mother is 73 years old. We have taken this to court and appealed at a cost of £15,000 in legal costs and yet again rejected on UK immigration law. The judge concluded that compassion could be used in this case, which would not set a law in the future and we want the Home Office to use compassion in allowing our mother to stay with her children in the UK.
The Home Office made an exception for Myrtle Cothill, a 92-year-old woman who was in a similar predicament, and we are asking that they make an exception my mother too.