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On this page you can find legal information about making a claim for protection. This information is provided by our members. This is not legal advice, but is general information. To get advice about your case, please see our page on legal advice.

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Fast-tracking decisions

This table lists decisions by federal courts relating to the new system of refugee status determination for people who came by boat, known as 'fast tracking'.
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‘Non-engagement’ letters: quick facts

Since 8 December, the Department of Immigration has been sending out letters to asylum seekers considered ‘not to have engaged’ during the fast-track process. Here are some quick facts about the process, and what people can do to help.
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Completing Form 790 or Form 866

This information is provided by the Refugee & Advice Casework Service, a legal organisation that helps refugees in Sydney. It was published on 22 December 2015.

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