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Permanent residence for bereaved spouse

Permanent residence for bereaved spouse

Permanent residence for bereaved spouse

The Court of Appeal has held that a third country national is entitled to permanent residence where she was married to an EU citizen with permanent residence who died after experiencing permanent incapacity to work. This does not apply where the EU citizen acquired permanent residence through five years’ exercise of Treaty rights, however.

Colin Yeo
Immigration and asylum barrister, blogger, writer and consultant at Garden Court Chambers in London and founder and editor of the Free Movement immigration law website.

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