Affum (C-47/15) – CJEU holds administrative detention of irregular migrants based on mere illegal entry contrary to the Return Directive

On 7 June, the Court of Justice of the European Union held that the administrative detention of irregular migrants based merely on their irregular entry is contrary to the EU Return Directive (2008/115/EC).

The judgment is available at the following address: http://curia.europa.eu/juris/document/document.jsf?text=&docid=179662&pageIndex=0&doclang=EN&mode=req&dir=&occ=first&part=1&cid=327803

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