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ILPA Webinar: The Phenomenon of Transnational Marriage Abandonment

WEB 1039 The Phenomenon of Transnational Marriage Abandonment

Thursday 17 September 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The webinar will look at the phenomenon of transnational marriage abandonment, a form of domestic abuse which involves migrant women being deliberately stranded abroad, and how immigration lawyers can assist stranded spouses to return to the UK.

Topics:

1) The phenomenon of transnational marriage abandonment: what is it and what common experiences are reported by stranded spouses
2) Litigation relating to the phenomenon of transnational marriage abandonment: what has been done in family law and what needs to be done in immigration law
3) Assisting victims of transnational marriage abandonment to return to the UK: theory and practice

Programme:

13:45 – 14:00 Registration
14:00 – 14:10 Introductions
14:10 – 14:30 the phenomenon of transnational marriage abandonment: common experiences and why it is a form of domestic abuse
14: 30 – 14:50: SBS' work to include the phenomenon of transnational marriage abandonment in family law regulations and in immigration law
14:50 – 15:00; group discussion/Q&A regarding the phenomenon of TMA
15:00 – 15:45: different options to assist stranded spouses to return to the UK, with case studies
15:45 – 16:00: Q&A
16:00 – end

Please book at https://ilpa.org.uk/event/web-1039-the-phenomenon-of-transnational-marriage-abandonment/

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Venue:
Web
Organization:
Immigration Law Practitioners' Association (ILPA)
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