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    • The Eerste Kamer, the upper chamber of the Dutch parliament, has voted to defeat the bill introduced by the government to make changes to Dutch nationality law. The standard period of legal residence in the Netherlands required for an immigrant to become a Dutch citizen will not be lengthened [...]

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      Our family lawyer, Peggy Franssen, wrote an article about things to keep in mind when getting a divorce as an expat in the Netherlands, such as: rules concerning your residence permit, rules concerning parental authority, rules concerning relocation, the registration of your foreign marriage [...]

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      In August 2016, the district court of Amsterdam handed down a decision ordering the IND (the Dutch immigration authority) to issue a new residence permit card to a non-EU citizen that expressly notes that she is allowed to work in self-employment; she lives in the Netherlands as the spouse of[...]

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      In the case of P. and S., the Court of Justice of the European Union already issued a decision on 4 June 2015 on the questions referred to it by the Central Appeals Tribunal (Centrale Raad van Beroep, CRvB) of the Netherlands, specifically whether non-EU citizens holding a permanent residence [...]

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      The district court has handed down a decision ordering the IND to issue a new residence permit card to a client of Franssen Advocaten that expressly says that she is allowed to work in self-employment. She currently holds a residence permit for the purpose of stay with her husband, who in turn [...]

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