Nearly one in three babies in England and Wales have a foreign-born parent, which has led to a ten-fold increase in cross-border child custody and abduction cases in the past a decade.
Six-year-old Elsa Salama is one of those cases, she was snatched from a holiday apartment in Sharm El Sheikh were she had been visiting her Egyptian father's family.
Her mother Naomi has had no information of her daughter's whereabouts and does now know whether Elsa is alive and well.
Speaking to Daybreak she said: "It doesn't get any better, each day is just as hard, and I focus on the future, and I focus on trying to find her and bringing her home and bringing her home to what she remembers, so I stay strong for her."
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Another unsettled day tomorrow with the best sunshine stretching diagonally from northwest Scotland to southeast England.
Jack Letts has learned he has been stripped of his UK citizenship in an exclusive interview with ITV News - and says it is not a surprise.
Risk of thunderstorms across East Anglia and the South East this afternoon. Becoming drier across Wales and the West Country by late pm.