There is another article in the Newcastle Chronicle today about Leonie and Stacey.
Leonie said she was lured into coming to the UK in 2008 with promises of a better life. But when she arrived she was forced into prostitution.
The UK Border Agency and Immigration Tribunals turned down her application to stay in the UK. Now we are campaigning to ask the Home Secretary to use her discretionary powers to allow Leonie to remain.
The response to the campaign has been wonderful:
Campaign organiser Chris Carroll, from the Brunswick Methodist Church in Newcastle city centre, said: “The response has been fantastic.
“We’ve just posted another 100 letters to the Home Secretary to ask her for compassion with more being sent every day.If you would also like to help letters and petition forms are available here.
Thank you - every voice counts.