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New podcast: Exploitation of overseas domestic workers

In this podcast Sonia discusses Kalayaan’s new report “12 years of modern slavery” with Avril Sharp, immigration lawyer and policy officer. The report looks at the history of the overseas domestic worker visa, and the harmful changes that have made.

They also discuss the impact of the Nationality and Borders Act 2022, delays within the National Referral Mechanism system for identifying survivors of trafficking and modern slavery, the experiences of those within the system, similarities with other “tied” visa routes and changes that need to be made to protect domestic workers.

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Sonia Lenegan

Sonia Lenegan is an experienced immigration, asylum and public law solicitor. She has been practising for over ten years and was previously legal director at the Immigration Law Practitioners' Association and legal and policy director at Rainbow Migration. Sonia is the Editor of Free Movement.


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