UK’s East Timorese population faces loss of rights after Brexit | The Guardian

Thousands who fled their war-torn country stand to lose their right to work, rent a home and access NHS

Thousands of East Timorese people who fled the country in the 1990s could lose their rights to work, rent a home or access the NHS in three days’ time because of Brexit.

Campaigners say many of the estimated 15,000-strong population in the country do not understand that if they do not apply for settled status to the Home Office by Wednesday they will lose their rights.

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