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

Date: 
03/19/2021

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’

Date: 
03/25/2021

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

Date: 
03/26/2021

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.

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