“The child was not deported: she was sent back with grandpa because the parents wouldn't pick her up and didn't her taken into care here. What did you want them to do - have her do a Tom Hanks and try to survive on her own living in the airport?k
“Headline seems to be a lie: it was the parents and grandfather who decided to send the kid back, which was one of the options the immigration service offered them.
It seems a bit much to say it is the service's fault that the parents did not wish to abide by US law - or the service's fault that the parents refused to find a friend who could interpret the language of the country whose laws they are breaking.
“What is he on about. Everyone knows that unplanned families are better than planned ones. Indeed, most things in business, government or life is better when it happens by accident - planning ahead is a silly attempt to do something right instead of just throwing up ones hands and saying "whatever.
You've heard of "Disgusted, Tunbridge Wells"? Well, I live in Holland Park and I've Had It. Up to here! An old curmudgeon, I rant and rave about things I read, see or hear in the News. Frequently sarcastic, irreverent and libertarian; often wrong - but never uncertain.