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‘Incredibly hard’: couple separated from baby by post-Brexit delays

Two academics with settled status describe trauma of having to leave four-month-old with family in India

A German biophysicist and his neurophysicist wife have told how they were separated from their newborn baby amid Home Office delays processing a post-Brexit residency application for their little girl.

Darius, an associate professor at a Russell Group university in England, and his Indian wife, Sunaina, arrived in the UK before Brexit and had settled status – entitling them and their direct family members to reside in the country.

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