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Drop-in closure 25/12/2017 and 01/01/2018

The Drop-in surgery will be closed on Christmas Monday 25/12/2017 and New Year's Day 01/01/2018 because these are bank holidays. We will open again on Monday 08/01/2018.

Thank you!

A very big thank you to all our invaluable Asylum Justice volunteers - including those who were unable to come to the bring and share party we had on the 8th of December - without whom we would not be able to provide our legal advice service!

Asylum Justice Annual Report and Accounts 2017

2016-17 Annual Report and Accounts signed We would like to take this opportunity to thank our staff, volunteers, patrons, funders, donors and supporters for their efforts in helping us to continue to deliver free legal services to asylum seekers and refugees in Wales. To find out more about our work and achievements, please read our 2016-17 Annual Report and Accounts.

Asylum Justice Trustees to participate in Legal Walks to raise funds.

Some of Asylum Justice's Trustees will be participating in Reaching Justice Wales: Cyrraedd Cyfiawnder Cymru's (RJW)  Cardiff Legal Walk organised with support from the Access to Justice Foundation. For the poorest and the most vulnerable people in our community, access to justice is out of reach. Free legal advice makes a huge different to their lives. The recession has increased poverty and reduced support services. Meanwhile, funding for advice services has reduced; particularly since the 2013 removal of much of legal aid for humanitarian or social welfare legal advice. The course which sees participants tackle a 10km walk through ...

Celebrate Refugee Week with us!

Join Asylum Justice to celebrate Refugee Week on Friday June 30th 6:30pm. We're hosting a two-course dinner and a movie, all for £12.50. You are very welcome to bring your own wine and plenty of friends. The two course dinner will consist of a Kenyan inspired menu with food cooked with help from local Cardiff refugees. The movie “Warehoused” gives an intimate look at the plight long-term refugees face worldwide, by exploring life in Dadaab, Kenya, one of the largest refugee camps in the world. We see the camp’s inner workings through one man's journey to do everything in his power to provide for his family. Tickets: buy through ...

South Wales Gay Men’s Chorus

A big thank you to the South Wales Gay Men's Chorus for their recent generous donation to Asylum Justice.

Welsh Government Inclusion Funding Recruitment

With Welsh Government funding, a consortium of organisations led by the Welsh Refugee Council are working together to deliver an Asylum Rights Programme which will improve access to support services and advice for refugees, asylum seekers and migrants across Wales. Several posts have become available. Positions available: Job title:                1 x Legal Officer  – Cardiff – Part-time 28 hours a week Organisation:      Asylum Justice Term:                       Fixed term for three years Salary:                    £24,750 pro rata Please note applications for job ...

Drop-ins are for ADVICE ONLY

Please note that, until the end of April 2017, drop-in sessions will be ADVICE ONLY. The Asylum Justice Trustees regret that it is not currently possible to take on any new cases.

Christmas/New Year Closures

Please note that there will not be drop-in sessions on Monday 26th December 2016 or Monday 2nd January 2017.

Dinner of the Decade

The Dinner of the Decade which was held on 14th November in Yr Hen Lyfrgell/the Old Library in central Cardiff was a huge success!