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SIC News |  Does the UK have more than 600 European citizens?

SIC News | Does the UK have more than 600 European citizens?

No. Facebook One user shared a publication, “The new British immigration policy led to the arrest of European citizens already traveling to the UK, among other things, for job interviews”.

Is that so?

As stated in it Euronews, “Dozens of European nationals detained in UK for misunderstanding new entry requirements in the country.” The detainees are German, Greek, Italian, Romanian, Portuguese, Bulgarian and Spanish nationals, the television station said. Some of them are said to have gone to the UK for job interviews. The detained citizens were reportedly transferred to a detention center where they were detained by British authorities for several days, without access to their documents.

According to Statistics Released by the British government on May 27, more than 600 European citizens were arrested at the UK border in the first three months of the year. They are from 15 EU countries: Czech, Estonian, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Spanish and Swedish.

According to Site A British government official has said that “the COVID-19 epidemic has had a significant impact on the UK’s immigration system, both in terms of restrictions on the movement of migrants in and out of the UK and the impact on operational efficiency”. It also explained that Europeans who were forced to return to their homeland did not comply with the requirements of immigration laws.

Due to Brexit, the independence movement between the UK and the EU changed on December 31, 2020. Now European citizens who want to live, work or study in the UK have to apply for a visa. Europeans have until June 30 to apply for this visa.

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Oh Team The “Renewal of Europe” he represents in the European Parliament a Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe, Posted on Twitter, on May 12th, a Paper It was sent to the President of the European Commission, Ursula van der Leyen, who called on the Commission to make recommendations on behalf of these European prisoners. Because, “The arrests of young Europeans and European immigrants who are not at risk are proportional. The British authorities were unfair, uncooperative and did not act in good faith because these individuals were not yet fully aware of the new requirements for entry into the UK. ” And MEP. Nicola Dandy, From the same committee, he sent questions to the Commission on May 17th. The MEP questioned whether the arrests were in line with a trade agreement between the EU and the United Kingdom.

It is true that more than 600 Europeans were arrested while attempting to enter the UK border, and in this case they did not apply for a visa to stay in the country for violating the new entry requirements in the country.

SIC Europa Polygraph Rating: True

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