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Duty counsel lawyers for immigration law matters

Legal Aid BC provides duty counsel for people in detention at the Canada Border Services Agency's enforcement centre in Vancouver.

Duty counsel:

  • give you advice regarding procedures,
  • give you advice regarding your legal rights, and
  • may appear on your behalf at detention hearings.

You do not have to meet Legal Aid BC financial eligibility requirements to receive these services.