The British Prime minister, Theresa May, will redouble this Thursday the pressure at 27, facing the European Council beginning in Brussels, with an open letter to the three million citizens of other EU countries living in British soil, where they It ensures that their desire is for them and their families to stay in the United Kingdom.
May promises that the registration process to stay in the UK will be streamlined and invites European citizens to participate directly in their design. The Prime Minister reiterates that citizens ' rights remain their priority and ensures that an agreement between their government and Brussels is "at hand."
"I can't be more clear," he says, "the citizens of Europe who are legally living in the UK today will be able to stay." May is committed to simplifying procedures and keeping the cost of the process "as low as possible." The message will be disseminated through your Facebook profile, sent directly by mail to a list of 100.00 citizens who have run from the beginning of the process to the Ministry of the Interior, and will be shared with the 27 EU embassy in London.
The Prime Minister recalls that, at the beginning of the process, some accused him of treating European citizens "as casino tokens." "Nothing can be farther from the truth," he says. "We want them and their families to stay."
Given the concern that the regularization of its situation is complicated and bureaucratic, May is committed to the European citizens to request the "status of seated"-the new category of migration that will create the Ministry of the Interior, as announced in June-It will be "a simple process". This will create a "user group" that includes "representatives of European citizens in the UK, as well as digital, technical and legal experts".
"As I travel to Brussels today, I know that many people will be watching us, the leaders of the 28 EU countries, so that we can prove that we put people first," says May in her letter. "I have made it clear in this whole process that citizens ' rights are my top priority." And I know that my fellow leaders have the same goal: the safeguarding of Community citizens living in the United Kingdom and the British who live in the EU.
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