Third Briton ordered to leave France

15 years in France but turned down for residency and told to leave

A woman has told Connexion how she has received an official letter ordering her to leave France within 30 days despite owning a home and living in France since 2004.

Monica Miller, 52, who lives in Normandy, said the letter received in June also told her she had to visit the gendarmerie weekly to inform them of her progress organising plans to leave.

The letter included a refusal for her application for a permanent residency carte de séjour which she had applied for last September.

Rejection was based on her being deemed likely to be a burden to the state due to living on French benefits and having had only short recent periods of work.

Monica Miller fell ill and could not work

Mrs Miller said she has struggled to work due to illness.

She plans to appeal with help from the British Embassy in ...

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