A SCOTS deputy headteacher faces being separated from his Australian wife and son as they have been told they must go back home and get proper visas before returning to the UK.
Gary Boyd, who works at Kirkwall Grammar School in Orkney, has no idea when he will see his wife Kristee, 33, and his 15-year-old stepson Kyle again because of immigration rules.
The Boyds were told that their Indefinite Leave to Remain visas had run out after they returned to the UK following a five-year spell abroad. While the visa allows people to reside permanently in the UK without limit, the rules say it is void if the holders spend two years or more overseas.
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