European Union – Freedom of movement. The Court of Justice of the European Union made a preliminary ruling concerning the interpretation of art of Directive (EC) 2004/38 of the European Parliament and of the Council (on the right of citizens of the Union and their family members to move and reside freely within the territory of the Member States), amending Regulation (EEC) 1612/68 and repealing other related directives. The request had been made in proceedings between Ms Reyes, who was a Philippines citizen, and the Swedish Immigration Board concerning the rejection of her application for a residence permit in Sweden.