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Sweden: Migration Court of Appeal judgment on best interests of the child in expulsion decision


On 22 December 2020, the Swedish Migration Court of Appeal published its decision in A,B, and C v. the Swedish Migration Agency (MIG 2020:24).

C-255/19: CJEU Judgment on the concept of ‘protection’ in country of origin


On 20 January 2021, the CJEU published its judgment in Secretary of State for the Home Department v OA (C-255/19) concerning a request for preliminary ruling, made in the context of proceedings concerning the revocation of OA, a Somali national’s refugee status.

Joined cases C-385/19 and C-322/19: CJEU confirms access to labour market in the context of proceedings related to the Dublin III Regulation


On 14 January 2021, the CJEU ruled, in the context of Irish preliminary referrals on the interpretation of Article 15 of the Reception Conditions Directive (

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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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