Britain’s Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that a Brexit rule requiring Portuguese citizens and all EU citizens who have lived in the UK for less than five years to submit new applications for residence is “unlawful”. UK according to “The Guardian”. Country.
It was agreed as part of the Brexit deal, the British newspaper recalled Both EU citizens in the UK and UK nationals in the EU can stay in the countries they chose to live in if they settled before Brexit.
The problem is that more than three million people who moved from EU countries to the UK, or vice versa, are at risk of job loss and deportation after Brexit becomes official. Five years ago – a provision now deemed “false” by the British Supreme Court.
Under the rules in place at the UK Home Office, migrants from European countries who settled in the country five years before the UK officially left the European Union were granted ‘pre-settlement status’. ‘ “, then if they do not submit a new residence application, changing their status to ‘settled status’, they automatically lose the right to live, work, rent a house or access public services, such as healthcare.
A second gold application is required only in the United Kingdom and Slovenia
According to a judge of the British Supreme Court, the provision established in the agreement to leave the United Kingdom from the European Union is “false in law” because “it seeks to withdraw the right of permanent residence”. The judge also underlined that European citizens’ right of residence in the UK can only be lost in very specific circumstances, and it does not appear in the Treaty that the loss of these rights is valid because someone does not seek renewal. Pre-installed’ stay status ‘ to ‘ Installed’.
The UK and Slovenia are the only two countries that require European citizens to make a second injunction application under this Brexit provision, the British High Court said.
Lord Murray, the British Home Secretary (Home Office), said he was “disappointed by the ruling, which we intend to contest” to guarantee the rights of EU citizens in the UK, according to The Guardian. , and the Brexit agreement established in this sector “beyond our obligations”.
In the United Kingdom, 2.7 million of the six million EU citizens authorized to stay in the country had “pre-settled” status as of September, according to the latest report, which they have yet to change by submitting a second request to stay. Statistics from the UK Home Office.
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