It’s not easy to apply for settled status | Letters – AuthenticAfrican

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Readers share their personal experiences of the obstacles facing EU citizens when they try to establish their permanent right of residence in the UK

It irritates me when it seems to be implied that the 2.6 million EU citizens who have not yet applied for settled status in the UK are simply not “getting on with the job” in what is claimed will prove an easy process (Alarm as EU citizens denied settled status, 31 August) .

My 84-year-old wife (of 43 years) is a Dutch national (the Dutch, until recently, didn’t allow dual nationality under any circumstances). She has lived in the UK for 59 years, spent all her working life here and has raised four British children.

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