Belgium / Constitutional Court / 2012/16 Iranian Woman requests residence permit which is denied

Key facts of the case:

Irananian woman comes to Belgium to live with her adult daughter. Requests for a residence permit on the basis of family reunification, but this permit is denied as she is the mother. Family reunification for 3rd country nationals is no longer in possible in Belgium for family members from the uprising bloodline. It is however possible when the mother or father is a EU-citizen.

Results (sanctions) and key consequences of the case:

No suspension EU Charter of Fundamental Rights - Articles: 7, 20 and 21.

Deciding body (original language): 
Grondwettelijk Hof van België