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Legal residence, a long extension, and a reality check

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As the UK approaches a 6 month Brexit extension, and in view of some of the issues being discussed and publicised on social and other media at the moment, we felt that it's time for a bit of a reality check on what it means to be able to live here in France legally, perhaps especially for those who've arrived recently, but in fact for everyone.



We've said all this before, of course, but it's time perhaps once again to dispel some received ideas that are not only plain wrong, but can put your right to stay here in jeopardy if you don't understand them. There is much more detail about all of this on the Remain in France Together website so if any of this comes as a surprise to you, please take some time to read through the links given below. This is important stuff that could mean the difference between being able to stay in France and having to leave the country.

This probably sounds rather hardline, but I make no apologies for that. We're here to do everything …

No deal - the decree and the nitty gritty of your citizens' rights in France for those with LESS than 5 years residence

As you'll all know if you've been following our previous articles, France has been publishing its 'no deal' citizens' rights plans in stages: first the main enabling legislation, then the ordonnance which put most of the flesh on the bones, and finally - this morning - the decree which does the final polishing and tells us more about both the process and the conditions that we'll have to meet to get our new status.

This is the second of two articles looking at the decree and what it means - yesterday's article covered those with more than 5 years residence in France. In this article we'll look specifically at what the decree says and what it means for people with less than 5 years residence. It's important to read it alongside the original article covering the ordonnance for those in this situation. You'll find that article here: https://remaininfrance.blogspot.com/2019/02/what-rights-for-british-in-france-if_9.html.

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No deal - the decree and the nitty gritty of your citizens' rights in France for those with more than 5 years residence

As you'll all know if you've been following our previous articles, France has been publishing its 'no deal' citizens' rights plans in stages: first the main enabling legislation, then the ordonnance which put most of the flesh on the bones, and finally - this morning - the decree which does the final polishing and tells us more about both the process and the conditions that we'll have to meet to get our new status.

In this article we'll look specifically at what the decree says and what it means for people with more than 5 years residence. It's important to read it alongside the original articles covering the ordonnance and the long term residence directive. You'll find those two articles here:

https://remaininfrance.blogspot.com/2019/02/what-rights-for-british-in-france-if_92.html
https://remaininfrance.blogspot.com/2019/02/everything-you-always-wanted-to-know.html

A second article will cover the situation of those with less than 5 years residence.





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