Global Migration Section Regional Spotlight: Africa

Global Migration Section Regional Spotlight: Africa

Release Date: 4/26/2022
Recording Available 7-14 Days After Event Date
Format Length CLE Eligible
Video Roundtable 60 min. No

The AILA Global Migration Section (GMS) presents its next "Regional Spotlight." During this AILA University Video Roundtable, GMS will focus on the Africa region and will be joined by experts who will discuss several key topics followed by a live Q&A. Joining the Global Migration Section is easy and there is no application needed. Simply go to My AILA and click on "Update Sections" under the My Membership questions.

Discussion Topics

  • Key Immigration Developments or Issues (Both Existing and on the Horizon)
  • The Existence of Inter-Country Agreements to Facilitate Immigration/Travel Between the Featured Jurisdictions
  • Most Widely Used Immigration Processes to Employ Foreign Workers and Facilitate Short Term Business Travel
  • Procedures for Securing Family Reunification for Work and Business Travelers, Including Any Automatic Work Entitlements for Dependents
  • The Existence of Regional Instability in the Various Jurisdictions and the Downstream Impact on the Relevant Immigration Systems

This roundtable is available only to AILA members and not CLE eligible. AILA University Video Roundtables are free learning opportunities for AILA members provided via a weekly schedule of live video programming for members to come together from across the country and world to discuss hot topics and network with colleagues in the field. Video Roundtables are part of AILA University programming and each session is hosted by faculty selected for their expertise.

Zahida Ebrahim (DL), Cape Town, South Africa

Oluwapamilerin Akabunwa, Ikoyi, Nigeria

Paa Kwesi Hagan, Accra, Ghana

Tommy Nkongho Agbor, Douala, Cameroon

Sheila Pacuto, Kampala, Uganda

The speaker's/author's views do not necessarily represent the views of AILA, nor do they constitute legal advice or representation. Practice tips provided are based on the speaker's/author's experiences and the current state of the law. Please be sure to conduct legal research and analysis for your unique situation as the law changes quickly and experiences may differ from your own.