Legal Aid BC now takes phone-only applications.

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.