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EEA Family Members

David Cameron negotiates a restriction on the right of non-EEA nationals to join their EEA spouses in the Host Member State under EU law.

Is this an end to Family Permits and Residence Cards for partners? See following:

European Council meeting (18 and 19 February 2016) – Conclusions

Annex VII...
DECLARATION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMISSIONon issues related to the abuse of the right of free movement of persons

"The Commission notes the Decision of the Heads of State or Government, meeting within the European Council, concerning a new settlement for the United Kingdom within the European Union and notably its section D.The Commission intends to adopt a proposal to complement Directive 2004/38 on free movement of Union citizens in order to exclude, from the scope of free movement rights, third country nationals who had no prior lawful residence in a Member State before marrying a Union citizen or who marry a Union citizen only after the Union citizen has established residence in the host Member State. Accordingly, in such cases, the host Member State's immigration law will apply to the third country national. This proposal will be submitted after the above Decision has taken effect."

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