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I am in immigration detention

How to ask for the Minister to release you from detention


This factsheet is provided by Refugee & Advice Casework Service, a legal organisation that helps refugees in Sydney. It was published in November 2019.

This factsheet explains how to write a letter to request the Minister to release you from detention, if you are seeking asylum. This does not apply to people whose visas have been cancelled.

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