ADVOCATING FOR YOU

Legal Aid Clinic

Immigrants, refugees, and undocumented individuals are in constant need of counsel to overcome their legal hurdles. This type of help is not readily available and requires a high level of discretion that we offer to all individuals.  Our legal clinic is available by appointment only as to ensure everyone can be served.

Book a Legal Consultation Appointment!

Our Legal Services

Overall, our team legal team firmly believes in education and preparedness. We embody this belief by aiding visitors to educate themselves on all the legal matters they should be aware of as new residents and as prospective ones.

Work Permit

If you are an asylum seeker or a protected person who has yet to receive their permeant residency, you are still required to apply for a work permit to work in Canada.

Book A Work Permit Appointment
Refugee Claims

If you are currently in Canada and wish to claim asylum, please book an appointment with us free of charge.

Book A Refugee Claim Appointment
Study Permits

If you are an asylum seeker or a protected person who has yet to receive their permeant residency, you are still required to apply for a study permit to study in Canada.

Book A Study Permit Appointment
PRRA

The PRRA is an opportunity for people who are facing removal from Canada to seek protection by describing, in writing, the risks they believe they would face if removed.

Book A PRRA Appointment
HNC

People who would not normally be eligible to become permanent residents of Canada may be able to apply on humanitarian and compassionate grounds.

Book A HNC Appointment
Permanent Residency

If you an an accepted refugee or protected person you are still required to make a Permanent Residency application.

Book A PR Appointment

Our Head Lawyers

Me Pierre-Luc Bouchard
Head of Legal Aid Clinic

Me Pierre-Luc Bouchard is a proud member of the Québec Bar Association. He has vast experience with refugees and immigration matters. He works with our team to provide the important legal information needed to develop our applications more accurately. Pierre-Luc also offers legal advice and training on business matters, and training on starting a business here in Montreal.

Me Darwin Jackson
Refugee & Immigration Lawyer

Currently a Master of Law student at the University of Sherbrooke in their Transnational and Common Law program, Me. Jackson has a background in international law. He has a particular interest in the legal, socio-cultural and political-economic conditions of Black people, immigrants and other social minorities both internationally and domestically.