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Cuts to legal aid for immigration issues mean members of the Windrush generation may be denied justice as they try to settle their status and rebuild their lives, the Law Society of England and Wales warned today.
UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) faces possibly the largest single influx of applications in its history as EU nationals seek to settle their status - but the system is already problematic.
I was inspired to study law by the legal aid solicitor who helped me with my asylum case. My solicitor was really good, but I could see that many other asylum seekers were suffering badly without any proper representation.
Implementing good practice and effective case management in the conduct of an immigration appeal is crucial to achieving the best possible outcome for your client.
I'm detained, but I'm not a criminal. I'm detained and no one can tell me when I'll be released. How do you respond to hearing such truths? This is the truth that many solicitors hear every day.
Accelerating the appeals process for people seeking asylum who have been detained would risk undermining justice and fairness.
The House of Commons and House of Lords are both on recess. The House of Commons will return on Tuesday 18 April. The House of Lords will return on Monday 24 April.
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