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ALUMNI EVENT - Recent Developments in UK Immigration Rules and Policy
Wednesday, 11 July 2012 from 18:30 to 20:30 (BST)
London, United Kingdom
UK Immigration Rules and Policy - Recent developments
GC1-08, 166-220 Holloway Road, London N7 8DB
Georgette Djaba, Solicitor, (LL.)M. LLB Hons. BA. Hons.
Why should I attend?
The seminar will cover the changes that took effect on 6th April 2012 and 14 June 2012 and target the following areas:
- Overview of the key changes in the UK immigration rules affecting Tier 4 (General) Students
- Current Issues with applying under Tier 4 (including maintenance)
- Out of time applications
- Recent Case Law
Learn about information regarding the practical rules arising from the rule changes around Immigration Laws and how to deal with them.
Hear about imminent changes that will be effective from 9 July 2012
The main objective of this seminar is to provide an overview of the key changes and prepare you for the imminent changes that will be effective from 9 July 2012. During the seminar, we will consider the impact of the changes to the immigration rules and policy for students and their dependants.
Georgette Djaba qualified as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England in 1997. She is a British citizen of Ghanaian origin. She speaks four Ghanaian languages fluently – Twi, Ga, Fanti and Dangme. She attained a BA. Hons. and LLB Hons. from the London Metropolitan University, followed by the Solicitors Finals at the College of Law, Lancaster Gate, London. She studied for a Masters Degree in Law (LL.)M at the School of Oriental and African Studies University of London with an emphasis on Comparative Immigration and Nationality Law.
Georgette has experience in Local Government and Private Practice with specific expertise in Family, Immigration and Nationality Law. She is a member of the Immigration Law Practitioners Association. Georgette is an enthusiastic and dynamic human rights’ advocate. She has represented various clients successfully at courts and Tribunals in the UK. She has mentored and motivated students. In addition, she has presented legal, current affairs and political programmes on community radio stations in the UK and abroad.
She is passionate about politics and women’s rights. She stood as a Local Government candidate in the St. Mary’s Ward in Islington in 2002. In 2004, She won an award for promoting excellent leadership to the Community in the area of Legal Support, presented by Nicky Gavron, Deputy Mayor of London. She has campaigned for equal opportunities in the legal profession and against violent crime in the UK.
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