Getting Help with Immigration and Refugee Matters in Hamilton
(This page was current as of March 31, 2011.)
Our clinic does not offer service in this area; however If you need assistance in Immigration and Refugee matters:
- Refugee Hearings before the Immigration and Refugee Board
- Sponsorship and Deportation Appeals
- Detention Reviews
Legal aid is available through the certificate program. A legal aid certificate allows you to receive advice and representation from a private lawyer.
Clients can apply for certificates by calling LAO’s Client Service Centre. The toll free number is: 1-800-668-8258 and press 0
No coins are required from a payphone and LAO accepts collect calls. This service is offered in 120 languages.
Clients must be legally and financially eligible for legal aid services.
Legal Aid Ontario:
Hamilton- Kitchener District Office
110 King Street West, Hamilton, ON Suite 760
Robert Thompson Bldg.
More information can also be found at the website of Citizenship and Immigration Canada
(http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/index.asp) and from Community Legal Education Ontario