Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit – Urgent: We need your help

On 28th June 2010 we received news of the decision by the Legal Services Commission to cut our legal aid contract to provide immigration legal advice and representation from October 2010. See our statement below.

It amounts to a 70% cut in the amount of legal aid we can provide.

We will not take this lying down, and we need you to help us to fight this.

We work with some of the most vulnerable people for whom the asylum system has already done an injustice. Daily we see people who have been un-represented because they weren’t able to get legal advice, or they got advice for their asylum claim but when it came to appeal their legal representative turned them away – because the work isn’t profitable.

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