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Brexit defeat for UK government over EU citizen rights

Mar 01, 2017 - CNN

LONDON (CNN) -- British Prime Minister Theresa May suffered her first Brexit bill defeat Wednesday, over the rights of EU citizens living in the UK.

Members of the House of Lords, the upper house of the UK parliament, voted in favor of an amendment that called for EU nationals legally resident in Britain to be guaranteed the same status after the UK leaves the European Union.

It secured enough cross-party support to pass in the Lords, where May's Conservative Party does not command ...