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  1. EU citizens can sometimes be deported from an EU country that is not their own country of citizenship/permanent residence.


    I have no idea if this has any bearing on the previous post, I just like repeating it over and over and don’t have my meds.

  3. When it comes to citizens of foreign Schengen countries in or attempting to enter a Schengen country of which they are neither a citizen nor long term/permanent resident, there are limited circumstances where they can be denied right of entry and/or of stay and be removed from the Schengen country in which they arrived or stayed. For example, known soccer hooligans from one EU/Schengen country can be denied entry/stay in another EU/Schengen country if it’s a compelling public security/safety concern as Schengen currently is taken to allow for being limited for such reason. For another example, Hungarian beggars in Denmark can be removed from Denmark when their stay in Denmark is considered to be a stay that doesn’t get considered as being economically active (strange as that sounds when begging is economic activity) and involving family life (family reunification) rights.

  4. Wikipedia has it sort of right on this:

    “However, rights to live in another EU/EEA state are not absolute. To reside in another EU/EEA state, one must either be working, job-hunting, a student, or otherwise have sufficient financial resources and health insurance to ensure they do not become a burden on the social services of the host country. States may also require nationals of other EU/EEA states to register their presence with the authorities after a certain period of time. EU/EEA states may deport nationals of other EU/EEA states and issue exclusion orders against them on grounds of public policy, public security, or public health. For example, those who commit serious crimes or come to rely on welfare may be deported. However, those subjected to such exclusion orders must be able to appeal them after a maximum period of three years, as per EU regulations. Under no circumstances can an EU/EEA state exclude a national of another EU/EEA state for life.”

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