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11 Jul 2018

Exclusive interview: the father who nearly lost his child to adoption

Senior Home Affairs Correspondent

Now to an immigration story which has echoes of Donald Trump’s Mexican border policy, only it involves the authorities in the UK. We have been speaking exclusively to a father who was separated from his three-year-old daughter who was nearly put up for adoption while he was detained. They’ve been awarded £50,000 in compensation from the Home Office, which admitted it had breached its own policies.