Watch heart-wrenching interview with expectant mum facing deportation at seven months pregnant

Grace and Dean Smith Picture: RACHEL EDGE

Grace and Dean Smith Picture: RACHEL EDGE - Credit: Archant

A first-time mum expecting her baby girl in 10 weeks’ time has been threatened with deportation has spoken out over the ordeal in a hard-hitting video interview.

Heavily pregnant Grace Smith is distraught after being told she must return to China – as Home Office bosses threw out her third visa application.

The Chinese national moved to the UK in 2015 with husband Dean after meeting in her home country – where they both worked – more than 10 years ago.

In a heart-wrenching interview, Mrs Smith said: “We’re expecting our baby in 10 weeks. All of a sudden everything just collapsed.

“I have no job, no income, nothing. All of this financial burden now goes onto my husband.

“He has to find another second job to support us and he has to make a decision either to go back to China with me and face a fresh start.


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“If he stays here he won’t see his baby born, and miss such a major thing in his life.

“It’s so unfair. It’s just destroyed the whole family.”

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