World Bulletin / News Desk
Non-EU refugees illegally entering an EU state in the Schengen zone should not face detention on those grounds, says the European Court of Justice.
Refugees staying illegally should instead be returned to the country from which they came under the so-called Return Directive, it said.
The ruling applies to migrants crossing borders within the passport-free area and on leaving the zone.
It will infuriate critics of EU policy, but contains several important caveats.Güncelleme Tarihi: 08 Haziran 2016, 15:10