In this article, Esther further discusses the possibility of stepchildren to obtain a residence permit derived from their Dutch half-brother or half-sister. To date, it has been assumed in case law that this family law relationship cannot lead to any right of residence. Until the judgment of the Court of Justice of the EU. In this judgment, the Court indicates that a right of residence can also arise in this situation.
In this article, Esther Wolthuis takes a closer look at case law. The article will be published on this website 9 May 2022. The article is published in the legal journal on migration law: A&MR 2021, nr 9.