The district court has handed down a decision ordering the IND to issue a new residence permit card to a client of Jeremy Bierbach at Franssen Advocaten that expressly says that she is allowed to work in self-employment. She currently holds a residence permit for the purpose of stay with her husband, who in turn possesses a residence permit for the purpose of being an entrepreneur in the Netherlands. Until now, the IND had issued the partners and spouses of such entrepreneurs (including entrepreneurs on the basis of the Dutch-American Friendship Treaty) residence permits that said “Work only permitted if…

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