Legal consultations for asylum seekers, refugees and migrants in the offices of CLA – Voice in Bulgaria and FAR, as well as in the “Special Homes for Temporary Accomodation of Foreigners” (SHTAF). Application of an innovative “case management” approach of holistic work on every case of a foreign national taken on, during all stages of his/her stay on the territory of the country, with a focus of ensuring respect for his/her human rights.
Every Tuesday from 10:30 to 14:30h in the office of CLA – Voice in Bulgaria
(no need to set appointment in advance)
Judicial and administrative representation
Legal representation at the administrative phase of the refugee or migration procedure, incl. attendance of interviews with the State Agency for the Refugees; assistance in dealing with institutions (e.g., the “Migration” Directorate of the MoI); litigation before national and European judicial instances, incl. strategic litigation.
Legal information sessions
in the closed-type centres of the MoI (SHTAF) in Sofia (Busmantsi district) and the town of Lyubimets with groups of detained persons, explaining in their language their rights and obligations, as well as the basic legal provisions in the area of asylum and migration that concern them.
Advocacy and communications campaigns for:
- improving the quality of the procedure for international protection in accordance with European requirements and international law;
- establishing of working mechanisms for access to justice in cases of human rights violations (e.g., push-backs and violence at the borders);
- access to judicial oversight regarding placement in the closed-type centres;
- real and just access to the labour market, the social systems, education and healthcare, etc.