National University Hospital of Iceland (Landspítali) sued over privacy breach

The Iceland Monitor reports:

A Vietnamese national previously denied residence in Iceland owing to suspicions that her marriage was a sham will now be allowed to stay.

Controversy has emerged over how the Directorate of Immigration received the information about the couple on which the previous decision to deny residence was based.

According to the couple’s lawyer, Björg Valgeirsdóttir, the information was illegally passed on to the Directorate of Immigration from the National University Hospital of Iceland (Landspítali) and then used in the case against granting residence.

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