August 19, 2019
Under Mrs May, two options had been considered to prolong the rules, which allow EU nationals to live and work freely in other countries in the bloc, under no deal. One option was for the rules to be extended until January 2021, and another was to allow EU citizens to stay for three months before applying for a longer stay.
Those plans have been dropped by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, in favour of a new approach to be set out at a later stage. Speaking on Monday, Mr Johnson said the UK would not "become hostile to immigration," but it would be "democratically controlled" after Brexit.