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DT 1738 Statelessness determination procedure (BIRMINGHAM)

Asylum Aid, in collaboration with ILPA, is offering a training session on statelessness, for legal practitioners. Attendees should have at least intermediate competence with the UK’s asylum and immigration system but do not need experience in representing stateless persons.
To book a place on the course, please submit your application here.

The session will be based in part on Statelessness and applications for leave to remain: a best practice guide (ILPA and Liverpool Law Clinic, November 2016). Free copies will be provided.

This course is provided free of charge, thanks to a grant from the Legal Education Foundation. Priority will be given to legal aid practitioners and practitioners who are likely to represent stateless persons on a pro bono basis.

A light lunch (sandwiches) will be provided, also free of charge. Please advise of any dietary restrictions upon booking.

Event details

Date(s):17 October 2017
Start Time:11.00
End Time:16.30
Location:Birmingham
Level:Intermediate
Audience:​Attendees should have at least intermediate competence with the UK’s asylum and immigration system but do not need experience in representing stateless persons.
Main area:Immigration;Asylum
Aim of course:

Session will aim to teach best practice in advising stateless persons with applications under Part 14 of the Immigration Rules.  

Attendees should have at least intermediate competence with the UK’s asylum and immigration system but do not need experience in representing stateless persons.

Topics:Topics will include:
  • International legal framework relating to statelessness
  • Statelessness in specific African contexts
  • Part 14 of the Immigration Rules and making statelessness applications
  • Applying for exceptional case funding
  • A brief look at detention of stateless persons
Tutor details:Cynthia Orchard (Asylum Aid/Migrants Resource Centre); Eric Fripp (Barrister, Lamb Building Chambers); Bronwen Manby (Independent Consultant and lecturer, LSE); Judith Carter (In house solicitor and lecturer, Liverpool Law Clinic); Solange Valdez-Symonds (Solicitor, Migrants Resource Centre and Director of the Project for the Registration of Children as British Citizens)

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