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This free course is offered with Asylum Aid’s funding from the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust. Places per firm may be limited if demand is high, and priority will go to people working in the area where the course takes place. Otherwise places are allocated on a first come first served basis.

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After taking this course you will be aware of the particular issues facing those who claim asylum on the basis of their sexual or gender identity or expression, and be able to apply them to taking instructions; know the current case law concerning these claims; and know sources of information to support these asylum claims The course does not seek to cover the general asylum process.

Event details

Date(s):08 December 2017
Start Time:9.30
End Time:13.00
Audience:Immigration practitioners providing pro bono, legal aided or low cost advice to clients in, or wanting to settle in or near Manchester.
Main area:Asylum;Removal/deportation
Aim of course:To enable participants effectively to represent those who seek asylum on the basis of their sexual and gender identity.
Tutor details:David Chirico, 1 Pump Court Chambers; Rajiv Bera, Legal Officer, UKLGIG; Olivia Duffield, Senior Caseworker, Asylum Aid/Migrants Resource Centre; Cynthia Orchard, Legal Policy Officer, Asylum Aid/Migrants Resource Centre
Additional information:ILPA is pleased to put on this course in partnership with the UK Lesbian & Gay Immigration Group and Asylum Aid.

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