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UK extends immigration rights for 3M eligible Hong Kongers

WorldNews Thursday, 2 July 2020
UK extends immigration rights for 3M eligible Hong KongersLONDON (AP) — Britain announced Wednesday that it was extending residency rights to up to 3 million Hong Kongers eligible for the British National Overseas passport, stressing that it would uphold its historic duty to a former British colony after Beijing imposed a sweeping new national security law in Hong Kong. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab told lawmakers that Britain was changing its immigration rules to allow BNO passport holders a special route to citizenship. Eligible individuals...
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