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What was your most recent visa in this country and when did this expire?
Have you made any other applications for a visa since the one you state above?
As a family member of a EEA national you would have required a EEA family permit in order to stay here.
If you have separated you wife has retured to Hollland and the UKBA found out about it then in all likelihood they would have curtailed your EE family permit and asked you to return home. This is almost certainly why they have retained your passport.
You've got to get in contact with the Home Office to find out what immigration status they believe you have and why they have retained your pasport - if they are seeking to curtail your immigration status then you have got to ask on what grounds.
If the suspect you of working here illegally thought it sounds as if they believe you do not have a valid immigration status this country I'm afriad.
Get in contact with them, play your cards close to your chest and don't volunteer anything you do not have to.
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