Migrants apply for UK status

Author: DAVID MADDOXUp to 4,000 people will take part in a pilot to be launched in the Northwest by the Home Office on August 28.

It said the trial will allow officials to make improvements ahead of a phased roll-out later in the year.

Applicants will be asked to prove their identity, declare any criminal convictions and show they live here.

EU citizens and family members who have been in the UK for five years by the end of 2020 will be able to apply for settled status, meaning they are free to go on living and working in the UK indefinitely.

Source: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/992147/migrants-uk-status-brexit-eu-nationals