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UK: Automatic expulsion after prison sentence and best interest of the child

Friday, September 4, 2020

On 4 September 2020, the Court of Appeal (Civil Division) (the Court) published its judgment in the case of HA (Iraq) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2020] EWCA Civ 1176 concerning, inter alia, the appeal of automatic expulsion arising from criminal convictions and the best interest determinations of children.

CJEU: Article 46 of the Procedures Directive does not preclude short time-limits in the case of subsequent applications

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

On 9 September 2020, the CJEU delivered its judgment C-651/19 on the interpretation of Article 46 of the

AG Opinion on access to the labour market for asylum seekers subject to a Dublin transfer

Thursday, September 3, 2020

On 3 September 2020, Advocate General Richard de la Tour delivered his opinion in joined cases C-322/19 and C-385/19 on the request for a preliminary ruling regarding the interpretation of Article 15(1) of the Reception Conditions Directive 

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