Oxford University leaders call for EU citizen guarantees

The leaders of the University of Oxford are asking politicians to make sure that citizens of the European Union can stay in Britain post-Brexit, writes Lianna Brinded for Business Insider.

In a letter to The Times newspaper, the heads of 35 Oxford colleges are begging MPs to allow workers from the EU already in Britain to be given concrete rights to stay in Britain. The college chiefs claim that an academic exodus has already begun and say that guaranteeing rights will help to stem the flow.

"Our EU colleagues are not reassured by a government which tells them that deportation is not going to happen but declines to convert that assurance into law; some are worried, some are desperate, some are already making plans to leave,” the letter reads in part.
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