- Do you earn enough?—Article 8, section 55 and the minimum income requirement (R (on the application of MM (Lebanon)) v Secretary of State for the Home Department and other cases)
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- What was the background to the case?
- Why did the first respondent introduce the MIR?
- What issues arose for the Supreme Court’s consideration?
- What did the court decide and why?
- Does the court’s judgment clarify the law in this area? Are there any unresolved issues of which practitioners should be aware?
- How does the decision fit in with other developments in this area of law?
- What should lawyers take from the judgment?
Immigration analysis: The Supreme Court’s decision on the minimum income requirement (MIR) for partners of non-European Economic Area (EEA) nationals seeking leave to enter is considered by Tony Muman, barrister, at 43 Temple Row Chambers.
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