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Residence rights of durable partners in domestic violence cases

8 February 2013

In order to assist practitioners, the AIRE Centre has produced legal guidance on the residence rights of the former durable partners of European Economic Area (‘EEA’) nationals where domestic violence has occurred during the relationship.

This note forms part of our broader initiative to ensure that the UK is fully respecting the EU-law rights of migrants who have survived domestic violence.

Click the following link to download the note:

Residence rights of durable partners in domestic violence cases - NOW OUT OF DATE

Updated versions of this note may be provided in future as necessary and will also be posted on our website

To read about a relevant November 2012 determination issued by the First-tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber), click here.

 To read a joint letter to the Home Office from the AIRE Centre, Child Poverty Action Group, the Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association, Rights of Women and Southall Black Sisters concerning the UK’s failure to ensure that domestic violence survivors who are living in the UK under EU law are able to obtain essential forms of emergency support, click here

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