The Government has instructed UNE to put right of residence cases for certain types of family members of EEA nationals in Norway on hold.
The duty to return to Sudan, after receiving a rejection of application for a residence permit, has been temporarily suspended until November 3, 2023. The police will not carry out forcible returns to Sudan during this period.
The minimum age for family establishment is not in conflict with the ECHR. Both parties must be at least 24 years old to apply for a permit to form a family.
A law from 2018 states that a foreigner with temporary residence permit can be expelled when the foreigner is prohibited from his right to be recognised as a refugee. The grand board will decide two such expulsion cases that raises principal questions on retroactivity related to The Constitution § 9
To be granted asylum, it must be “reasonably probable” that the applicant will act in such a way that he will be at risk for persecution, the ruling states.
The expulsion of a caregiver does not violate the right to family life, the court states.
The situation in Ethiopia is no longer as unpredictable as it was. That is why UNE from 1 May 2022 is lifting the temporary suspension of the duty to return to Ethiopia. UNE will also resume the processing of cases.
A committe for the immigration authorities have outlined a scenario that up to 35 000 asylum seekers can come to Norway this year, with 30 000 of these coming from Ukraine.
The duty to return to Ukraine, after receiving a rejection of application for a residence permit, has been temporarily suspended.
What is the lower threshold for expelling EEA citizens without permanent residency in Norway? That is one of the questions to be considered by the Supreme Court.