EU citizens in UK at risk of losing their status because of virus outbreak

Pedro Gonçalves
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There is an increased fear that all EU citizens who shifted to UK post-Brexit are at risk of becoming illegal as the British government is now diverting resources to fight the pandemic. Under the current rule, all EU citizens have until June 2021 to apply for the settled status. However, the government's support to EU citizens would apparently reduce as the number of infections is on the rise. Campaigners claim that this could hit the very care workers - NHS staff and delivery workers - who are helping the country deal with the virus. Campaign groups Another Europe is Possible and ...

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