Future of 3m EU citizens in UK uncertain as Brexit looms
20 September 2018 | 1:20 pm
Millions of Europeans have been living and working in Britain for years. When the British citizenry voted to leave the EU, the future of those workers was thrown into doubt. Many of them work for an increasingly stretched National Health Service.
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