Apply for the Migration Law Clinic 2017-2018!

Master student or exchange student and interested in migration law? The Migration Law Clinic is looking for talented students who are interested to participate in the Clinic starting from October 2017. The Clinic is open to master students in law or criminology and exchange students of the VU University and other universities in the Netherlands.…

Migration Law Clinic wins EU pro bono award

On Thursday 22 June 2017 the Migration Law Clinic received the EU pro bono award. This award is issued by the Good Lobby, an organisation which aims to forge unconventional partnerships to lobby for the public interest. The EU Pro Bono Awards celebrate collaboration between citizen professionals and civil society organisations working for the public interest at…

The ‘bewijsnood’ policy of the Dutch immigration service: A correct interpretation of the Family Reunification Directive or an unlawful procedural hurdle?

This expert opinion is about Eritrean asylum status holders in the Netherlands, who try to be reunited with their family members left behind. An asylum status holder can apply for reunification with his family left abroad, within three months following the decision granting his or her asylum status. One of the conditions for family reunification is…