CJEU rules that persons who facilitate terrorist groups can be excluded from refugee status

The Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union (the CJEU) has interpreted EU law, coupled with the Geneva Convention, as meaning that persons...

EU Proclamation of the European Pillar of Social Rights

Today, European Union leaders have solemnly proclaimed the European Pillar of Social Rights at the Social Summit for fair jobs and growth in Gothenburg, Sweden. The Pillar was first announced...

The great repeal bill: why you should keep an eye on the legal side...

As she began outlining her vision for Brexit at the Conservative Party conference, Prime Minister Theresa May stated her intention to propose a “great repeal bill” to...

Belfast court rejects two challenges to Brexit

Two of the first legal challenges to Brexit have been rejected by a Belfast court. A high court judge ruled that the Good Friday agreement in 1998 could...

Think of the children: the ECJ clarifies the status of non-EU parents of EU...

What immigration rights do non-EU citizens have under EU law? There are three main areas of EU law that address this issue: EU immigration and asylum law;...