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

Date: 
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

Date: 
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

Date: 
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 

Latest Cases


Country of Applicant: Senegal

Lo straniero richiedente asilo privo di impiego ha diritto all’esenzione dal contributo per le spese sanitarie ex art. 8, comma 16, L. 537/1993, alla sola condizione della non occupazione, alla luce del dell’art. 19, commi 1, 2 e 7 del d. lgs. 150/2015, purché abbia dichiarato la propria disponibilità al lavoro. Il mancato riconoscimento di tale diritto configura una discriminazione ai danni del richiedente asilo privo di occupazione.

Country of Applicant: Lebanon, Palestinian Territory

La Questura non può subordinare la richiesta di protezione internazionale di un richiedente asilo e del figlio minore alla prova dell’esistenza della dimora o del rapporto di filiazione.

Country of Applicant: Mali

Il comportamento omissivo o il ritardo dell’autorita’ amministrativa non puo’ ostare al diritto del ricorrente ad ottenere il riesame della sua posizione alla stregua del mutamento delle condizioni del Paese di origine dell’applicante.

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