You will see that this information page confirms everything you have been reading in the press in respect of obtaining an early agreement on the rights of UK nationals in the EU and, of course, EU nationals in the UK.

This point will continue to be given priority in the upcoming EU negotiations and you can expect the guidance to be updated throughout these negotiations.

The guidance at present confirms that EU nationals can only be removed from the UK under the following circumstances:

            If you pose a genuine and serious threat to the public or

            If you are now in the UK as a lawful resident or

            If you are abusing your free movement rights under the EU

Please go the link shown below for further clarification: Guidance: Status of EU nationals in the UK—what you need to know