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Immigration

Are you up for the £10 Refugee Week challenge?

Our colleague Liz Griffith thinks she i...

At least 16 separated children still missing from Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Health Minister's response to a written question by Lord Morrow suggests that between 16 and 20 unaccompanied minors who went missing in the last ten years are still unaccounted for. See question 

Also labelled: Community Care

Implement independent guardianship to protect separated children

Following the finding by

New report shows how advice adds value to NI's economy

How do you measure the value of advice? The social impact is demonstrated through case studies showing how advice changes people's lives. The Law Centre's website, enewsletters and impact report are packed with such stories. But advice also...

Time to Act: refugees and delays with benefits

For a long time now, the voluntary and community sector has been highlighting the problem of newly-recognised refugees facing long delays in receiving their benefits. Delays cause much hardship for refugees and their families and put a considerable...

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6 ways Stormont could make things BETTER in the next Assembly

With the NI Assembly 2016 elections fast approaching and the prospect of a new...

The Immigration Health Surcharge

From 6 April 2015, most non-EEA nationals applying for temporary leave to remain in the UK must pay an Immigration Health Surcharge to the Home Office, in addition to the immigration application fee. This is one of the provisions of the Immigration...

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Minister launches leaflet to help people escape forced labour

Also labelled: Employment

Minister Ford announces new protections for victims of modern slavery

Last Thursday, 24 March, Law Centre staff joined into an anti-trafficking awareness raising fun run and workshop at Stormont organised by 'In the Long Run' and the NI Department of...

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Train with Law Centre (NI): new courses at a glance

UK signs up to international commitment to prevent forced labour

Today, 22 January, the UK became the third country in the world to sign up to an important international commitment to prevent forced labour and to protect all workers from exploitation. The UK has joined Norway and Niger in ratifying the...

Also labelled: Employment

Minister announces free English classes for refugees in Northern Ireland

Caring for Syrian refugees & other trauma survivors

On 8 December, the Law Centre held a...

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Refugee welcome party!

Join Belfast residents old and new for a celebration of unity and community. A family friendly event with music, workshops, fun and information.

2016-20: help us plan the next phase of our work

The Law Centre is preparing its development plan for 2016-2020.  We would be very grateful if Law Centre members could help us by answering this short survey: 

Protecting young people from exploitation: guardianship roundtable

Today, 3 November, the Law Centre and Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People held a roundtable discussion to consider the role and practice of independent guardians for separated children in...

Also labelled: Community Care

The future of advice: have your say!

The Department for Social Development has appointed the Strategic Investment Board to undertake a strategic review of advice services. The objective is to “Develop an appropriate model for the support of Generalist Advice services in the...

In Focus: welcoming Syrian refugees

In Focus: modern slavery explained

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Myths busting: how many refugees in Northern Ireland?

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