CJEU: Chavez-Vilchez right of residence is not temporary

On 7 September 2022, the Court of Justice ruled that the right of a third-country national parent with their Union citizen-child under Article 20 TfEU (henceforth: the Chavez-Vilchez right of residence) cannot be considered ‘temporary’ in the meaning of Article 3 of the Long Term Residence Directive. The Migration Law Clinic issued an expert opinion…

Safeguarding the Rights of minor Union citizens: The right to emergency shelter in light of EU law

This project concerns the case of a Moroccan mother who has a right to reside in the Netherlands with her six-year-old Dutch child on the basis of Article 20 TfEU (the Chavez-Vilchez case law). The mother applied for emergency shelter to the municipality of Amsterdam. This application was refused, amongst others because the mother did not…