The European Court of Justice has decided on Thursday that The Netherlands  has the right to impose on nationals from non-EU countries immigrating to to join their spouses to pass tests on the country and its language, in order to help them assimilate into society.

"Member States may require third country nationals to pass a civic integration examination prior to family reunification”, decided the court today, adding: "However, exercise of the right to reunification must not be made impossibl...


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