The ‘pure’ relationship, sham marriages and immigration control

Wray, Helena E. (2015) The ‘pure’ relationship, sham marriages and immigration control. In: Marriage rites and rights. Miles, Joanna, Probert, Rebecca and Mody, Perveez, eds. Hart, Oxford, pp. 141-166. . [Book Section] (doi:10.5040/9781782259664.ch-007)

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Abstract

This chapter investigates the circumstances in which a marriage involving a non- EEA migrant spouse is designated a sham marriage so that residence rights are refused. It analyses the problems of understanding and defining a sham marriage and argues that controls over sham marriages often regulate a much wider range of marriages than those entered for the sole purpose of obtaining residence rights.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Areas: A. > School of Law
Item ID: 17331
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Depositing User: Helena Wray
Date Deposited: 03 Aug 2015 09:21
Last Modified: 03 Apr 2019 01:26
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/17331

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