Brexpats – Hear our Voice, a British in Europe coalition partner, have been part of a successful campaign in the Netherlands led by Jolyon Maugham QC. Continue reading Brexpats take case to CJEU
Today, citizens groups the3million and British in Europe are meeting with Guy Verhofstadt and the European Parliament to remind them of their previous commitments to protect the lives of five million citizens. During a live Facebook stream at 10.30am (CET) they will discuss the unresolved issues including the right to form families, continue to work using their qualifications and to register without the threat of deportation. Continue reading Joint Report ahead of Phase 2
On 18 January, the3million and British in Europe sent a joint letter to President Tusk outlining our concerns and expectations for the negotiations ahead.
Continue reading Letter to President Tusk
A score of British citizens currently living in the Netherlands were in Amsterdam on the morning of 17 January 2018 to hear lawyers plead the legal pros and cons of the argument “once an EU citizen, always an EU citizen”, i.e. EU citizenship is additional to and separate from citizenship of an EU Member State. The goal was to get the judge of the District Court to ask the Court of Justice of the European Union to provide a ruling. EU citizenship is a concept which has been enshrined in successive EU Treaties for the last 25 years. It confers a number of rights, including the right to freedom of movement. Continue reading Brexpats go to court
This is a quick (and non-exhaustive) general summary of the state of play after the phase 1 agreement on citizens’ rights. It’s a mixture of good news, bad news and unfinished business, the balance of which is different for each of us, depending on the particular situation that we are in. Continue reading Where does the December agreement leave me?
British in Europe have released three documents today following this morning’s agreement to move to Phase 2. Continue reading Response to EU Council decision
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The UK and EU 27 have failed to protect the rights of 4.5 mn British people living in Europe and EU nationals living in the UK according to leading citizens’ rights campaign group British in Europe. Continue reading Response to ‘Sufficient Progress’ report