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Immigration & refugee law certificate expansion

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Lawyers will be better able to help their legal aid clients through the recently expanded coverage in refugee and immigration law. Increased tariff hours and broadened eligibility criteria are among the modifications.

Changes are effective June 8 in the areas of:

This expanded coverage only applies to certificates issued on or after June 8, 2015.


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Clients can contact the Client Service Centre at:

  • 416-979-1446 (GTA)
  • 1-800-668-8258 (Toll free)