EU citizens who become British will keep family immigration rights

Head of Immigration Gemma Goodhead comments on a landmark case which saw the European Court of Justice rule that 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. This ruling came after a five month deliberation following the Home Office's decision to refuse a dual British-Spanish citizen the right to have her Algerian husband live with her in Britain.

Gemma Goodhead explains the impact this might have in the longer term for both families and businesses in The Times Brief. 

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