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December 2015 Newsletter

Click on the following link to open the Asylum Justice December 2015 Newsletter AJ Newsletter December 2015.

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Part-time Job Opportunity with Asylum Justice

Asylum and Immigration Adviser Salary £15,120Part time position: 21 hours a week, flexible working arrangements1 year contract (possibility of extension)Based: Cardiff Asylum Justice is seeking to appoint an experienced and dynamic qualified OISC Level 2 or 3 / IAAS Level 2 adviser or a Barrister or Solicitor to work for the charity. Asylum Justice is a registered charity (1112026), and a company limited by guarantee (5447875), which was set up in 2005 to provide free legal advice, assistance and representation to asylum seekers without access to Legal Aid. We ...

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Christmas/New Year Drop-in Closure

Please note that there will NOT be drop-in sessions on Monday 21st or Monday 28th December 2015 and Monday 4th January 2016.After the Monday 14th December session, drop-ins will, therefore, re-commence as usual on Monday 11th January 2016.

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Asylum Justice temporarily unable to accept new clients

Because of unprecedented demand for our services, Asylum Justice is not able accept any new clients until at least 31st January 2016. The implication of this decision is that people arriving at our weekly drop-in clinics may be given one-off advice, an appeal lodged or a referral made on the night, but no ongoing cases will be taken until the current workload decreases.

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Asylum Justice Temporarily Not Accepting New Clients

Because of unprecedented demand for our services, the Trustees of Asylum Justice have reluctantly agreed this evening that Asylum Justice should not accept any new clients until at least 1st August 2015. The implication of this decision is that people arriving at our weekly drop-in clinics may be given one-off advice, an appeal lodged or a referral made on the night, but no ongoing cases will be taken until the current workload decreases.

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Sponsor Emma and Lucy as they run the Cardiff Half-Marathon in October 2015

Two Trustees of Asylum Justice - Emma Borland and Lucy Goodridge - will be running the Cardiff Half Marathon in October to raise awareness and much-needed funds. The Board of Trustees and Legal Director, Ruth Brown want to ensure future sustainability of current services which include free legal advice, representation and support to asylum seekers in Wales.  Any donations large or small will be greatly appreciated: http://tinyurl.com/kmzr8c3.

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Drop-in Sessions Cancelled – May Bank Holidays

Please note that there will not be drop-in sessions at City United Reformed Church on either of the bank holidays in May 2015 - 4th and 25th.

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Drop-in Session Cancelled – Easter Monday 2015

Please note that there will not be drop-in session at City United Reformed Church on Easter Monday - 6th April 2015.

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Cardiff City of Sanctuary

On 5th June 2014 Cardiff became the seventh UK city to officially be recognised as a ‘City of Sanctuary’. To receive this accolade, Cardiff had to demonstrate that it is a city that welcomes new arrivals seeking a safe place to live after fleeing war or persecution. Cardiff is now on its way to further develop as a city where: people’s culture, skills and differences are accepted as a positive complement to Cardiff as a city there is a shared commitment and a service infrastructure that facilitates an environment of sanctuary there is a culture of welcome ...

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Asylum Justice Launch Event