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ILPA Webinar: The Phenomenon of Transnational Marriage Abandonment

WEB 1063 The Phenomenon of Transnational Marriage Abandonment

Tuesday 26 January 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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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 – 14:40 The phenomenon of transnational marriage abandonment: common experiences and why it is a form of domestic abuse and SBS' work on TMA in the UK (Pragna)
14:40 – 15:15 Family Law options and case studies (Sulema)
15.15 to 15. 35 Break
15.35 to 16.10 Immigration options and case studies (Nath)
16.10 to 17.00 Q&A
17.00 end

Please book at https://ilpa.org.uk/event/web-1063-the-phenomenon-of-transnational-marriage-abandonment/

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Organization:
Immigration Law Practitioners' Association (ILPA)
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