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November 2014

DT 1582 The Immigration Act 2014

Tuesday 11 Nov 2014, 14:00, Glasgow
4 CPD Hours

Tutors: Steve Symonds, now Programme Director - Refugee and Migrants Rights at Amnesty International UK. Shauna Gillan , ILPA Legal Officer

Recent participants said: " This is a 'must-do' course for all immigration lawyers (and those who support migrants). An excellent guide to a hugely complicated but important Act"

With its sweeping changes to appeal rights, restrictions on bail, changes to removal procedures and codification of elements of Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights in primary legislation, the Immigration Act 2014 will affect all practitioners. You need to understand what is going to hit you. 

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DT 1586 It's all about the money: The financial requirements in Appendix FM&SE

Thursday 13 Nov 2014, 16.00, London
3 CPD Hours

Tutors: Katie Dilger, Kingsley Napley LLP Diana Baxter, Wesley Gryk Solicitors

This course will cover the recent changes to Appendix FM/FMSE coming into force on 6 November.
By the end of the session, attendees will:
·         understand how to work out the level of income required for family-based applications (5 year track) under Appendix FM
·         be familiar with the different sources of income that can be used to meet the financial requirement, the specified evidence required to demonstrate each different source of income, and the methods of calculating the gross income for each source, as set out in Appendix FMSE.

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(FULLY BOOKED) DT 1587 Appeals under the Immigration Act 2014

Monday 17 Nov 2014, 16.00, London
3 CPD Hours

Tutors: Ronan Toal, barrister, Garden Court; Alison Pickup, barrister, Doughty Street

Participants will gain a detailed understanding of how appeals will operate under the more restricted appeals provisions of the Immigration Act 2014 and how they relate to the process of administrative review.

This course is being repeated on the 27th January 2015.

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DT 1583 Business/student visitors – what can they do?

Wednesday 26 Nov 2014, 16.00, London
3 CPD Hours

Tutors: Hazar El-Chamaa, Penningtons Manches LLP Penny Evans, Penningtons Manches LLP

General visitors, business visitors, child visitors, student visitors, special visitors and other temporary categories - the rules on visitors have become increasingly complex. With the prospect of re-entry bans and other penalties and disadvantages for breaches of the rules, it is vital that representatives are able to advise their clients on what they can and cannot do in the different categories.
The session will cover recent rules changes relating to: Business Visitors; Sports Visitors; Entertainer Visitors; Student Visitors; Prospective Entrepreneurs; and Visitors undertaking Permitted Paid Engagements.
The course will ensure that you are confident across the whole range of the visitor categories and cognisant of the pitfalls that await the unwary.

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DT 1572 Immigration law for universities and other education providers

Thursday 27 Nov 2014, 16:00, London
3 CPD Hours

Tutors: Nichola Carter, Carter Thomas Solicitors Judith Farbey QC, Doughty Street Chambers

"Excellent speakers with lots of useful experiences shared - thank you"  Feedback from delegates, September 2013

The session will be of interest to immigration lawyers advising educational institutions on sponsorship and related issues and to OISC registered advisers within educational institutions. 

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