CZECH REPUBLIC AND POLAND WILL ALLOW BRITONS TO STAY IN CASE OF NO-DEAL BREXIT
Urgent situation laws being carved to allow British Citizens to stay and seek employment in Poland and Czech Republic in the occasion of no-deal Brexit
Two more European Union territories, Poland and the Czech Republic, have stated they are arrganing urgent situation rules and regulations to grant British Citizens to live and work in their countries lawfully in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
The Czechs pronounce that their outline law will signify the approximated 8,000 British Citizens residing in the country are relieved from standard immigration rules until the end of the December 2020.
With a 21-month immunity phase, it happens to be the most lavish offers made so far by any associate state for British Citizens living in the alliance.
On the other hand, it will only turn out to be active if the UK responds and promises the entitlements of approximately 40,000 Czech citizens residing in Great Britain.
The Polish government is outlining a parallel law which will offer the assessed 6,000 British Citizens in the country a year without having to modify their status to immigrants from a third country.
The projected law will propose aid to British Citizens in Poland and the Czech Republic – even though they only signify approximately 14,000 of the assessed 1 million British Citizens living in the region.
The Polish have stated they will propose permanent residency concealing the right to work to those who have been in the country for over five years and a three-year temporary residence permit to those individuals who have been there for less than five years.
The pass or identification card will have the word Brexit mentioned on it, making it unique from the normal residency permit. It will also defend the privileges of non-EU spouses of British Citizens.
The 25-page draft document which emerges on the website of the government statute centre states that once the UK leaves at middle of night on 29-30 March 2019, British Citizens residing in Poland will have until 30 March 2020 to verify their rights by gaining a temporary residence permit or permanent residence in the country. Applications submitted later will not be counted.
The draft rules come after the establishments in Germany, France, Italy and the Netherlands requested to grant last-minute pledges to worried British nationals.
Berlin government already began an online registration for British Citizens while the Italians have assured emergency legislation to excuse British Nationals from standard immigration rules if the United Kingdom bumps out of the European Union. France has also requested to support the estimated 160,000 British Nationals of their post-Brexit status and the Dutch last week informed British Citizens that they could live there in the event of a No Deal Brexit.
The effort by Poland arises just weeks after Theresa May told its’ prime minister, Mateusz Morawiecki, during a stopover to Downing Street that the Polish people were welcome in the United Kingdom.
Theresa May further stated: “Almost 1 million Poles make their lives in Britain That is why securing the rights of Polish and other EU citizens was my priority in the Brexit negotiations.”
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