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UK: Supreme Court reiterates that a refugee cannot be removed until claim is assessed

Friday, March 19, 2021

On 19 March 2021, the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom handed down its judgment in G v G [2021] UKSC 9. The case concerns G, an eight-year-old national of South Africa whose mother applied for international protection in the UK listing G as a dependent and whose father had brought international child abduction proceedings for under the Hague Convention the breach of his right to custody of his child.

C-768/19: AG Hogan gives opinion on the point at which a person’s ‘minor’ status is assessed in order to determine whether that minor and another person are ‘family members’

Thursday, March 25, 2021

On 25 March 2021, AG Hogan published an opinion in Bundesrepublik Deutschland v SE (C‑768/19). The request for preliminary ruling arises in proceedings between S.E and the Federal Republic of Germany concerning the refus

Communicated case against Poland

Friday, March 26, 2021

Z.E. and Others v Poland (Application no. 4457/18) concerns the applicant Z.E and her four children, who are Russian nationals of Chechen origin. In 2013, the applicants were stopped while crossing the Polish border with Z.E’s husband. Various sets of asylum proceedings ensued and ultimately ended in a refusal.

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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The European Database of Asylum Law (EDAL) is an online database managed by the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) and a compilation of summaries of refugee and asylum case law from the courts of 22 European states, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) and the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). The summaries are published in English and in the relevant state’s national language.

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