EU citizens who become British can bring non-EU spouses to UK, court rules

European court says Home Office was wrong to deny permanent residency to Algerian husband of British-Spanish citizen

A European citizen who becomes a British citizen does not lose the right to have a spouse from a non-EU country live with them in the UK, the European court of justice (ECJ) has ruled in a landmark case.

After a five-month deliberation it has decided the Home Office was wrong to refuse a dual British-Spanish citizen the right to have her Algerian husband live with her in Britain.

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