What’s new

  • Our page on Why Legal Aid has been updated as we reiterate the need and importance of provision of legal aid to forcibly displaced people.
  • The Self Help Kits are now available in English, Arabic and French.
  • In light of the recent current situations in  Ukraine and Afghanistan, we have updated our Ukraine pages (here and here) and Afghanistan pro bono page and shared UNHCR’s updated information on help for Afghans inside and outside Afghanistan.
  • Our resource persons have updated content on Refugee Protection in the Asia Pacific Region and the African Union Refugee Definition, sections.
  • We have included new sections on the Family Reunification page, on which we have country specific family reunification information.
  • We are constantly updating this website. Recent changes took place on the Refugee Resources page, on which we now have a clearer framework of Refugee and Asylum Seeker definitions.
  • We have a new link to an asylum guide of The Law Society available for those applying for asylum specifically in the United Kingdom – under the section titled ‘Providing Protection: Access to high quality early legal advice for asylum seekers – especially for those applying for asylum in Europe.’

The resources on this portal for refugee legal aid advisers is GROWING

And, with your help, it will grow more. Please alert us about refugee legal aid organizations or country of origin specialists that you know; write to us via email editor@amerainternational.org or info@amerainternational.org and alert us when you find a broken link or when a contact does not respond.

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