EU citizenship rights win for UK citizens born in N Ireland

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All British and Irish citizens born in Northern Ireland will be be treated as EU citizens for the purposes of immigration, the government in London announced on Thursday. The UK's Home Office announced the move in a statement outlining changes in immigration rules in the House of Commons in Westminster on Thursday. The statement came following a landmark court case involving a Northern Irish woman and the residency rights of her US-born husband. Emma de Souza's application for a residence card for her US-born husband was rejected, and she took her case to court. In 2015 the Home Offic...

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Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.