Boris Johnson could deport thousands of EU citizens after Brexit if they miss registration deadline
EU citizens could be deported if they fail to apply for the settled status by the end of 2020, security minister Brandon Lewis has confirmed. One million EU citizens living in the UK have so far failed to apply for the scheme, which was launched last year. Lewis claimed his words had been taken "somewhat out of context" and a Home Office spokesperson said EU citizens who miss the 2020 deadline will be given "further opportunity" to apply.
LONDON — Thousands of EU citizens could be deported from the UK if they fail to register for the "settled status" registration scheme after Brexit, UK security minister Brandon Lewis has said.
Figures released by the Home Office this week show that one million of the estimated three million EU citizens living in the UK have so far failed to register for the scheme, which is designed to allow EU citizens to remain in the country after Brexit.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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