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The Britons leaving the UK to get their relatives in

26 June 2013 Last updated at 11:31 BST

British citizens are bypassing immigration regulations to get their relatives into the UK, using a technicality that means that if they work in another European country for three months, they can be considered under EU rather than British law on their return. Is this cheating the system or just getting past unfair rules?

Catrin Nye reports for Newsnight.