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06/12/2012

Judgment in joined cases C 356/11 and C 357/11 - O,S v Maahanmuuttoviraso (C 356/11), and Maahanmuuttoviraso v L (C 357/11)

References for a preliminary ruling from the Korkein hallinto-oikeus (Finland)


Citizenship of the Union – Article 20 TFEU - Directive 2003/86/EC - Right to family reunification - Union citizens who are minor children living with their mothers, who are third country nationals, in the territory of the Member State of which the children are nationals – Permanent right of residence in that Member State of the mothers who have been granted sole custody of the Union citizens – Change in composition of the families following the mothers’ remarriage to third country nationals and the birth of children of those marriages who are also third country nationals – Applications for family reunification in the Member State of origin of the Union citizens – Refusal of the right of residence to the new spouses on the ground of lack of sufficient resources – Right to respect for family life – Taking into consideration of the children’s best interests

author(s): Court of Justice of the EU
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