Mae invited the citizens of the EU after Brexit the status of a settler

This should reassure 3.2 million EU citizens living in Britain


The British government unveiled a 15-page document, which outlines detailed information about the British citizens in the EU after Brexit. About it reports Russian service of the BBC.

The document States that all EU citizens living in Britain legally for a minimum period of five years, will receive the “status of settlers” and can bring into the country spouses and children.

Date, which will be the countdown of the period of residence in Britain, is still pending. EU citizens whose length of stay in Britain will be insufficient to obtain “status of settlers” will get two years to “settle their status.”

EU citizens living in Britain should have the right to stay in the country after “breccia,” said 26 June, Prime Minister Theresa may, speaking in the House of Commons.

The head of the government first outlined its plans to provide guarantees to EU citizens which it believes should address the concerns of those living in Britain, 3.2 million EU citizens.

However, any commitments on the future legal status of citizens must be mutual and guaranteeing the rights of 1.2 million British expats living on the continent stated may.

The leader of the labour party Jeremy Corbyn, criticized the government’s plans: according to him, they neilyoungi, EU citizens are offered “too little, too late”.

According to Corbin, Britain were unilaterally to guarantee the security of EU citizens immediately after last year’s vote for Brexit.

The key points of the proposals of the British government:

Those who are granted “status of settlers”, will be able to live, work, learn and receive benefits the same as now;

The date of occurrence of settlement is expected to be installed between March 29, 2017 and March 29, 2019;

EU citizens living in Britain less than five years as at the date of reference, will have the right to live and work in the country until the end of the so-called grace period – is expected within two years;

After this period, they will be able to apply for temporary residence in Britain;

After five years of permanent residence in Britain, they can claim the “status of settlers”;

Overseas family members legally resident in Britain, EU citizens can enter the country and apply for “status of settlers”;

The British government reserves the right to refuse “status of settlers” persons who have committed serious crimes and pose a threat to national security.