She is now struggling to cope with her brother's health needs as his condition has deteriorated, in addition to caring for her young children. A mum who is fit and strong and could do all that for him. It just doesn’t make any sense.” Sophia’s other son, who has just turned 17, is living alone in London, sleeping on friends' floors.
“He has to go to hospital appointments every month. “Every single day I have to remind him, in addition to having my own three kids as well. Without a strong role model, Sophia and Ruth both said they feared he could turn to drink, drugs, or become involved with gangs. Sophia told “As a mother, no words can describe how I feel being stuck in this prison as my kids need me more than ever," she said.
"Why are they punishing my family for something minor I did as a troubled kid?
They are tearing families apart.” Because she is not an asylum seeker, Sophia had no access to legal aid and could not afford a solicitor to take on her immigration case for several months.
“When these men come, they don’t come in one, they come like four big strong men and force you," she said.
"They come and put a restrainer around you, even if you are not struggling with them they restrain you, like they put a belt around you, so your hands are clamped to the side." She added: “Honestly it is really, really, really scaring me. There was this girl, she came back, all of her chest was crushed and her arm was bleeding," she continued.
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Après un voyage, monnuage garde les souvenirs pour toujours.In 2010, Jimmy Mubenga died during deportation to Angola, after being restrained by guards on a British Airways flight.Sofia said she was extremely frightened by the threat of violence from male guards.The 47-year-old's youngest son, who is 13, has Sickle-cell disease.His sister, Ruth, told Sophia, whose indefinite leave to remain in the UK was revoked after she committed a non-violent crime, has been told by the Home Office that she can either take her children to live with her in Jamaica, or communicate with them via Skype.But five days after she was released last year, she was snatched by police acting on behalf of the Home Office and taken to Yarl's Wood.