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Refugee Unit

The Refugee Unit run is by Alicia Raymond & operates every Wednesday and Friday from 12h00– 13h30

The Refugee Unit deals with problems affecting asylum-seekers, refugees and undocumented migrants which include:

  • Litigating in the High Court where asylum-seekers and refugees have received unfair treatment in the administrative process

  • Applications for certification to the Standing Committee for Refugee Affairs

  • Preparing and representing asylum seekers at  Refugee Appeal Board Hearings

  • Obtaining the necessary travel and identity documents for refugees

  • Obtaining decisions in respect of applications for permanent residence made in Gauteng

  • Providing assistance to undocumented migrants with regularising their residence within the Republic of South Africa.