Ruling of the Court of Justice of the EU in the case Tahir (C-469/13) on Area of Freedom, Security and Justice
On 17 July 2014, the Court of Justice of the EU delivered its ruling in case C-469/13 Tahir (Area of Freedom, Security and Justice).
According to the Court, in order to be able to acquire the long-term resident status provided for under EU law, third-country nationals must be personally legally and continuously resident in the host Member State for five years before submitting their application. Family members of a long-term resident may not be exempted from that condition. SHOTLISTLINK
Type: Report Reference: I-091414 Date: 17/07/2014 Duration: 01:52Location:Luxembourg [town] - Court of Justice of the EU Languages:ORIGINAL