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On this page you can find legal information for people in detention. 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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New Migration Regulations increase potential for indefinite detention

New Migration Regulations took effect on 18 November that could have a very significant impact on refugees, especially those on temporary protection visas. Unless these Regulations are disallowed by the Senate on 27 November, the Regulations will apply to a broad range of temporary visas, including temporary protection and bridging visas.
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Visa cancellation kit

This information is provided by the Refugee and Immigration Legal Service, a legal organisation that helps refugees in Brisbane.

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Bridging Visa E Cancellations

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

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Self-help kit for prisoners facing mandatory visa cancellation

Some people may have had their visas automatically cancelled by the Department of Immigration (for example, as a result of a crime). This kit explains the mandatory visa cancellation process in more detail and will help you to draft your own response to the Department seeking a revocation of its decision.
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