12

Note that the reintroduction of border controls provided for in the Schengen Borders Code does not restrict free movement more than slightly: EU citizens and others who enjoy free movement should be allowed to cross those borders after being subjected to the border controls (unless they can be excluded on the grounds set forth in directive 2004/38/EC). I ...


6

While Schengen is mainly about border controls, freedom of movement rights stem mainly from the Citizens' Rights Directive. In terms of restricting freedom of movement, Article 27(1): Subject to the provisions of this Chapter, Member States may restrict the freedom of movement and residence of Union citizens and their family members, irrespective of ...


2

Regarding Germany, Austria, Denmark, Sweden, and Norway, details can be found on the Commission website. According to the table of all notifications, they all periodically invoke the “security situation in Europe and threats resulting from the continuous significant secondary movements”. This is obviously in blatant contradiction with article 25 but in ...


2

You were refused entry at a Schengen border control point because you intended to work but did not have the proper documentation to work. In order to work in the EEA you need to be an EEA national or have a work permit issued by one of the member states. So you returned to your home country and filed a proper application which was refused... I did and ...


2

Let me start off by quoting Wikipedia on Guadeloupe: Guadeloupe, like the other overseas departments, is an integral part of France. As a constituent territory of the European Union and the Eurozone, the euro is its official currency and any European Union citizen is free to settle and work there indefinitely. As an overseas department, however, it is not ...


1

As far as I recall, each European country has its own definition of tax residency. For instance, in Germany, you are considered subject to full income taxation if you: • have at least one home in Germany, even if it's just your second home • have your habitual abode in Germany • are a German out-of-country official who is being paid by a public treasury or ...


1

This is a governmental decision of the government of France and due to the doctrine of sovereign immunity, you cannot get compensation unless the specific law specifically allows for it. I cannot speak for France but allowing compensation in immigration matters is virtually unheard of except for egregious and malicious conduct which refusing a visa, even ...


1

In many european countries, officers can ask you where you are heading to (if Malta is only a stop, for instance) and where you are from. The fact that you are an EU citizen does not change anything, really. The police forces generally have increased powers at international travel areas such as airports & train stations (as well as a few kilometers away ...


Only top voted, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible