I will not go back to the United Kingdom. People from the UK can come see me when I speak in continental Europe, where I’m wanted.
Rachel Nabors

I was deported from the UK too, after living and working there (legally) for almost 4 years, so I empathize — not a pleasant experience. That black cross in your passport feels the same as I imagine a bull feels being branded — it stings.

For what it’s worth, that black mark doesn’t mean you can’t go back again. I’ve visited a number of times since being deported. As long as it’s declared.

Thanks for sharing your perspectives on how we’ve allowed this to happen — couldn’t agree more.

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