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    EU Migrants Arriving in UK After Brexit May Be Sent Home - Brexit Minister

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    The migrants from the European Union arriving in the United Kingdom after the Brexit referendum could be sent home to avoid surge in immigration, Brexit Minister David Davis said Sunday.

    LONDON (Sputnik) — In July, before becoming UK Prime Minister, Theresa May warned that a large number of EU migrants could arrive to the United Kingdom ahead of the country's official exit from the block.

    "We may have to say that the 'right to indefinite leave to remain' protection only applies before a certain date. But you have to make those judgments on reality not speculation," Davis said in an interview with The Mail newspaper.

    However, Davis noted that he would like to negotiate a generous settlement for EU migrants in United Kingdom and for Britons living in EU countries.

    On June 23, the nationwide referendum was held in the United Kingdom, in which 51.9 percent of voters supported the so-called Brexit — country withdrawing from the European Union.

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