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Let's stamp out modern slavery

Also labelled: Employment

Watch Yoke Farm, a film on modern slavery

Yoke Farm, the film shown at our conference on Eradicating Modern Slavery, is now available on Unchosen's website.

Also labelled: Employment

Support the call for five key actions to welcome refugees

Conference: Eradicating Modern Slavery in Northern Ireland

Also labelled: Employment

See our new training programme

We have an exciting programme of training and professional...

STEP NI is looking for an immigration law adviser

See STEP advert below: Immigration Law Advisor STEP is a community support...

Want to be an apprentice solicitor at the Law Centre?

UK government to cut vital support to asylum seeking families

The Law Centre is opposed to Home Office plans to cut support to asylum seeking families, due to come into effect on 10 August. All asylum seekers awaiting a decision on their claim will now receive a flat rate of £36.95 per week per...

Celebrating Refugee Week

Also labelled: Community Care

Law Centre welcomes UK Anti-Slavery Commissioner

Also labelled: Employment

Forced labour in NI: mapping issues and remedies

Also labelled: Employment, Social Justice

Reminder: films and Q&A on forced labour this Saturday

Slavery was abolished over 200 years ago but human...

Also labelled: Employment

Law Centre's immigration legal advice suspended at present

Please note that due to a restriction in funding, from 1 April 2015 the Law Centre is unable, until further funding is secured, to provide specialist legal advice and assistance on immigration matters.  The Law Centre continues to...

Getting legal status for a Syrian war refugee

Law Centre (NI) was contacted by the family of a Syrian man who had fled the war in his country with his family but was having problems getting refugee status. He had been working as a dentist in Syria where the family had a good life...

Legal Aid: some good news for refugees and asylum seekers

The Justice Minister has accepted arguments by the Law Centre and the Refugee and Asylum Forum that immigration advice and family reunion must be kept within the scope of Legal Aid.

Also labelled: Social Justice

Modern slavery discussed at Belfast Film Festival

Also labelled: Employment

Law Centre (NI) views on the future of Civil Legal Aid in Northern Ireland

The Law Centre has responded to the Department of Justice consultation on Civil Legal Aid. Our preferred position is that DoJ does not remove employment, immigration or social security from the scope of civil legal aid.

New rules on access to healthcare for migrants in Northern Ireland

As of 3 March 2015, new regulations on access to health care for migrants are in place in Northern Ireland. The Provision of Health Services to Persons not Ordinarily Resident Regulations...

Also labelled: Community Care

Parliamentary enquiry says immigration detention system needs fundamental reform

For far too long, the UK has unquestionably pursued its policies of immigration detention despite the immense human cost it brings. Today, however, a report issued following a Westminster inquiry brings us hope that something will...

New crisis fund for migrants

Law Centre (NI) welcomes the decision by the Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister to implement a Crisis Fund for destitute asylum seekers and migrants, launched on 4 February at the office of the Northern Ireland Community of...

Also labelled: Social Security, Community Care

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