A group of 23 British people living in France have filed the complaint against France for the “failure of the French municipal authorities to issue residence documentation to EU citizens lawfully residing in France” which represents a “failure to comply with EU law”.
The individuals involved, who have requested to remain anonymous, were referred to the EU Rights Clinic, a service which assists EU citizens who can't afford a lawyer to enforce their European rights, by the group RIFT (Remain in France Together) which campaigns for the rights of Britons in France.
By failing to issue the correct residency permits, the local authorities are “affecting their ability to prove their current lawful residence and jeopardising their future ability to prove their right of residence after Brexit”, the document states.
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