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CJEU: Advocate General Opinion on the relocation of applicants of international protection to Poland, Hungary, Czechia

Thursday, October 31, 2019

On 31 October 2019, Advocate General Sharpston delivered an opinion on the action brought by the Commission against Poland (Case C-715/17), Hungary (case C-718/17) and Czech Republic (Case C-719/17) concerning the failure to comply with the Relocation Decisions (Decision 

Greece: Athens Administrative Court rules on the evidentiary requirements to establish family relationships

Friday, September 13, 2019

On 13 September 2019, the Athens Administrative Court delivered its judgment on the evidentiary requirements for family relationships in the context of an application for a residence document on humanitarian grounds.

RS (Sri Lanka) v Secretary of State: Reasonable likelihood that escaped detainee faces risk in the event of return

Monday, October 28, 2019

On 28 October 2019, the Court of Appeal published its ruling on RS (Sri Lanka) EWCA Civ 1796 concerning the refusal to grant international protection status to a Sri Lankan national who had escaped detention.  

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