“Legal Awareness training
Get equipped to support asylum seekers you know through the legal process of claiming asylum in the UK, without giving legal advice.
This training will be run by Chris Lane. Chris is a Church of England curate in Walsall. Prior to his ordination, Chris was a barrister, based in Birmingham, specialising in immigration and asylum law with a particular emphasis on representing persecuted Christians. Chris has significant experience in this area of law as well as in the advocacy involved in dealing with witnesses.
Understanding the UK asylum system: Wednesday 25th November 1-2pm
Understand more about how you can support people through the asylum process, without giving legal advice. This is invaluable to churches who wish to better speak out for asylum seekers and immigrants with whom they are involved.
Helping Christian converts with their legal claims: Wednesday 2nd December 1-2pm
Many churches are asked to support Christian converts in their asylum claims: particularly by providing letters of support and accompanying people to court and acting as a witness. Don’t be overwhelmed! Come and learn more about what this involves and be as prepared as possible to support your asylum seeking friends.