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Non-EU citizens may have the right to residence in the EU if their children are EU citizens, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled.
Axar.az reports citing to BBC it made the judgment in the case of a woman from Venezuela who had a child with a Dutch citizen from whom she has since legally separated.
She was denied social welfare and child benefit payments by Dutch authorities.
The rights of non-EU citizens in the EU have come to the fore as Britain prepares to negotiate to leave.
The European Union says questions about the status of Britons in the remaining 27 EU countries, and of those countries' nationals in the UK, must be resolved as a priority in negotiations.
The ECJ's "interference" in national court judgments about migration was cited by some who advocated for the UK to leave the EU.
2017.05.10 / 21:14