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Extended family members: no residence card, no rights

Extended family members: no residence card, no rights

The Upper Tribunal has held that the non-EU partner of an EU citizen cannot start accruing time towards permanent residence status until they have a residence card, pointing out the well established distinction between family members and extended family members ...

Iain Halliday

Iain Halliday is a solicitor at McGill & Co, a Scottish law firm specialising in immigration and nationality law. He regularly assist clients with applications, appeals and judicial reviews in relation to EEA free movement rights, the right to private and family life and the best interests of the child, the Points Based System applicable to entrepreneurs and international workers, and naturalisation and registration as a British citizen. Iain is a member of the Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association and a member of the Law Society of Scotland's Immigration and Asylum Committee and has been involved in drafting submissions to Parliamentary Committees at both Westminster and Holyrood.

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