I realized after I hit the button that I'd missed a few key items: I and my daughters hold US passports. They are here as my sponsored dependents as part of the Civilian Component of the US Visiting Forces, but they live with their biological mother here in the UK, who is also a US passport holder.
Further clarification: civil marriage will be morning of 25 May, and council assures me I will walk out with a certified marriage certificate. Spouse (to be) is Luxembourgish, has been exercising treaty rights in the UK since 1992, and has more than enough documentation to prove same. She has never applied for any sort of residency in the UK.
Just to clarify:
It is your view that the UK Border Force would not have grounds to prevent their re-entry into the UK from Luxembourg even though their current FLR(O) visa is expired, as long as they can prove their relationship to an EEA citizen traveling with them, thus putting them under EU freedom of movement law and not under UK immigration law?
Sorry to be pedantic, but if I end up getting my daughters stuck outside the UK my ex-wife will probably hunt me down and kill me.
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