Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May unveils details of her 'Brexit' plan for EU nationals in Britain

Prime Minister Theresa May unveils details of her 'Brexit' plan for EU nationals in Britain

Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday attempted to allay the fears of European nationals living in Britain, saying they would not be forced to pack their bags once the country exits the European Union.

“We want you to stay,” she told the roughly 3 million EU citizens who live and work in Britain during a speech in Parliament. “No families will be split up.”

Anyone who had been living in the country legally and continuously for five years would be eligible to apply for “settled status,” allowing them to remain in the country indefinitely with full rights to education, health, welfare and pension benefits, May said in a written statement to...

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