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The Home Office has let EU citizens down for 18 months—it can’t now tell us we’re the “first priority”

As someone who’s lived in Britain my whole adult life, paid my taxes and never taken a penny in benefits, Theresa May's e-mail is nothing short of insulting

By Jessica Furseth  

A woman holds up a sign welcoming EU immigrants at an anti-Brexit march. Photo: PA

As a European living in Brexit Britain, there’s not much I can do when these missives arrive from Theresa May. “Safeguarding the rights of EU citizens living in the UK and UK nationals in Europe is the first priority for [Brexit] negotiations,” said the last one, sent by the Home Office to everyone who signed up for notifications about what the hell is happening with our rights to stay.

“First priority”! I could practically…

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