If you have been refused refugee status you may apply for subsidiary protection. Subsidiary protection may be available where there is a risk that a person being returned to their country of origin where there is a risk that the person will suffer ‘serious harm’.
Serious harm facing a person may include:
- Death penalty or execution.
- Torture or inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment of an applicant in the country of origin.
- Serious and individual threat to a civilian’s life or person by reason of indiscriminate violence in situations of international or internal armed conflict
A subsidiary protection application may be quite complex and may involve lengthy legal submissions, it is therefore advisable to seek legal advise before submitting your subsidiary protection application.
If you require advice regarding a subsidiary protection application or if you have a general immigration law query, contact us to arrange a consultation.