The United Kingdom will end European Union freedom of movement rules immediately after it leaves the bloc on October 31st.
The Prime Minister's spokesperson said on Monday,. that the government instead plans to screen people more carefully for any criminal records.
Around three.six million EU citizens in Britain, have been told they'll have to apply for permanent settled status if they want to stay.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, however, said the country would not be hostile to immigration.
The UK is set to leave the 28-member bloc without a divorce deal about ten weeks from now.