GERMAN FOREIGN MINISTRY WILL NOT FOLLOW EUROPEAN COURT OF JUSTICE DECISION

GERMAN FOREIGN MINISTRY WILL NOT FOLLOW EUROPEAN COURT OF JUSTICE DECISION

According to an e-mail which has been made available to the Mobile Info Team, the German Foreign Ministry is not willing to follow a decision of the European Court of Justice from April (C-550/16) this year. The ruling held that unaccompanied minors who turn 18 during the asylum procedure are still able to bring family members to Germany by visa.

GREEK-GERMAN AGREEMENT: MORE RETURNS TO GREECE FOR INCREASED FAMILY REUNIFICATION EFFORTS BY GERMANY

GREEK-GERMAN AGREEMENT: MORE RETURNS TO GREECE FOR INCREASED FAMILY REUNIFICATION EFFORTS BY GERMANY


At the end of last week, the German Interior Ministry announced that Greece and Germany have signed an agreement which states that anyone who has already applied for asylum in Greece (i.e. anyone with a Greek white card) and who is trying to enter Germany, can be returned directly to Greece within 48 hours of being caught at the German border.