The war in Ukraine and Human rights

The 3d of March 2022, the European union activated the Temporary Protection Directive for the first time in history. The directive makes a clear exception to the normally daunting and time-consuming Swedish asylum-process, where individual reasons for protection are assessed. Instead, Ukrainian citizens and those with permanent residence in Ukraine may seek protection and be [Read more]

Current affairs 2022-03-25

New guidelines published with regards to the situation in Afghanistan

The Taliban takeover of Afghanistan this summer brought a great deal of uncertainty on how the new situation would affect Afghans currently in Sweden. The Swedish Migration Agency (Migrationsverket) implemented a general halt to both decision-making and enforcement on cases regarding Afghanistan, meaning that new decisions and deportations were temporarily stopped. Migrationsverket has now presented [Read more]

Current affairs 2022-01-04

Work-permit – the application process and frequently asked questions

It is crucial for businesses to find the right person when recruiting. In many cases, the right person is someone that is currently residing in a country outside of the European Union. In such a situation, the person must obtain a working permit to have the right to work in Sweden. To apply for a [Read more]

Current affairs 2021-12-15

To believe or not to believe, that is the question

Topic: Immigration, asylum, refugee status, Migrationsverket. To apply for asylum is a core human right, an individual who fears for his/her life due to for example: political activity, religious beliefs, gender/sexual orientation reasons, or other individual reasons, may seek asylum in Sweden via the Migrationsverket (Swedish Migration Agency). If the individual can sufficiently establish that [Read more]

Current affairs 2021-12-01

Migrationsverket- stops deporting Tigrayans to Ethiopia

The Swedish Migration Agency (Migrationsverket) has stopped the deportation of Tigrayans to Ethiopia as a result of the latest developments in the country. The article can be found here: Migrationsverket stoppar utvisning av tigreaner till Etiopien | SVT Nyheter

Current affairs 2021-11-20

“To settle or not to settle, that is the question.”

Two parties to a claim in the civil law courts of Sweden, may settle at almost any time during the court process. Parties may settle during the pre-trial hearing (muntlig förberedelse), or prior to or even at the start of the main trial (huvudförhandling). The courts often and regularly inquire with the parties about the [Read more]

Current affairs 2021-11-14

Askari Juristbyrå welcomes a new colleague

Askari Juristbyrå welcomes Dino Amorelli Federico. Dino is a newly qualified lawyer from Stockholm University. During his studies he was part of Asylrättsstudenterna i Stockholm (a student association dedicated towards asylum and human rights), he also worked as a Coordinator at the Svenska Nätverket för Europarättsforskning.

Current affairs 2021-10-31

Residence permit (family) granted after a 2-year battle following a court ruling in favour of the Appellant.

It delights us incredibly that a client whose case has been ongoing for the last two years, following a denial by the Migrationsverket, subsequently following appeal process, has been granted residence permit.   The case concerned: A family residency application (uppehållstillstånd på grund av anknytning). The spouse, a Swedish citizen sought to bring his partner [Read more]

Current affairs 2021-10-14

Current events in the legal world

Askari Juristbyrå (lawfirm) will endevour to publish the latest events in the legal world, with regards to: publications, case laws, and other news. In relation to Immigration law, Civil and Commercial law.

Current affairs 2021-10-02