In a judgment of 23 December 2016, the French Council of State examined the appropriateness of the level of the ADA (Allocation pour demandeur d’asile, allowance for asylum seekers) for asylum seekers who
On 9 December 2016 the Administrative Jurisdiction Division of the Council of State has judged that the decrease in the number of reception places in the Italian SPRAR centers does not prevent the Dublin transfer of extremely vulnerable foreign nationals to Italy.
This case concerns a Turkish woman of Kurdish origin who suffered severe ill-treatment by her husband and persecution by her own family in Turkey. After she obtained a divorce from her husband, she received death threats from him and was rejected by her own family. She went to Belgium, where her application for regularisation was rejected. In 2007 she married a man in Belgium at the consulate of Turkey.
On 22 November 2016, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) delivered its judgment in Abdullahi Elmi and Aweys Abubakar v. Malta (nos. 25794/13 and 28151/13) concerning the eight-month detention of two asylum-seeking children pending the outcome of their asylum procedure and, in particular, the age assessment procedure employed.
On 10 November 2016, the Advocate-General H. Saugmandsgaard ØE published his Opinion in the case C-528/15, Al Chodor. The case relates to an Iraqi male and his two minor children who were detained by the Czech police in May 2015 pending their transfer to Hungary pursuant to the Dublin Regulation and Article 129(1) of the Czech Aliens Act.