This does not actually answer the question. Maybe I did not phrase it correctly the first time. it is Micheals human rights that I am asking about. It will devastate him if she has to leave him. He cannot comprehend immigration laws - he just wants to marry Lily and for her to be with him all the time. His parents want the same as they see the need for someone to replace them as they grow older. The question was: Can Micheals needs under the human rights act supercede the UK immigration laws? We read many cases where apparently trivial things (like a cat - as recently reported in the media) influence a judge to override the law, and felt that Micheals very serious mental and emotional needs, really do fit the term 'human rights'. This is not so much about Lily as it is Micheal. Of course it will benifit Lily but it is for Micheal that we are all concerned. Micheals family are all 2nd generation English Cypriots. The Greek church in England have offered to fly Lily and Micheals family to Cyprus (& Cyprus re-entry immigration is tougher than that of the UK - so this really is exceptional) so that they can marry in Cyprus and then apply for re-entry to the UK but Micheals family are scared to take that route in case re-entry to the UK is denied for lily.
Again, the main question is: Can Micheals disabilities/emotional needs override the immigration law under the human rights act. That is the question we need answering.
Thanks for the additional information.
If Micheal and Lily were to marry in Cyprus, if Micheal is a Cyrpiot National, she Lily ywould be entitled to enter the UK as a Family Member of an EEA National.
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