Sharp rise in number of EU nationals applying for UK citizenship

Sharp rise in number of EU nationals applying for UK citizenship
 

The number of German, Italian and French nationals applying for British citizenship has more than trebled in three years as the impact of the Brexit referendum is felt, government data has revealed.
Almost 30,000 EU nationals applied to become British citizens between June 2016 and June 2017, double the previous year.
By volume, Poles topped the list of those seeking British citizenship in the past three years with just under 6,200 applying in the year to June 2017, up 44% on the previous year.
The sharpest rise in applications was among Germans, whose applications jumped from 797 in the... read more

 
14 March 2018 in World News, Views: 44
Source: Guardian
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