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“I cannot imagine how hard it would have been going into the hearing on my own, I would not have understood what was happening or the questions”
– ASYLUM SEEKER ASSISTED AT THE TRIBUNAL

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Representation

Representation

Our Duty Scheme provides asylum seekers with free legal representation and advice at the First-tier Tribunal (Asylum Support).

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Advice line

Advice line

ASAP is the only agency in the UK which specialises in asylum support appeals. Our second-tier Advice Line enables other advisers to access our expertise directly and receive legal advice for their clients.

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Women's project

Women's project

Our women’s project seeks to address the asylum support needs of vulnerable female asylum seekers, particularly those who have experienced gender related violence

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Training

Training

ASAP offers training on all aspects of asylum support including asylum support appeals so that other advisors can also prevent asylum seekers from becoming destitute.

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Asylum Support Advice Network

Asylum Support Advice Network

A national network of people who help asylum seekers, refused asylum seekers and irregular migrants access food and shelter

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ASAP’s aim is to reduce destitution experienced by asylum seekers by helping them to obtain housing and welfare support

We provide free legal advice and representation to asylum seekers at the Asylum Support Tribunal, run an advice line for advice agencies, and engage in policy work to improve asylum support law.  Find out more about us and read our impact report here

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Access to Justice

Read our new impact report looking at the impact that ASAP has made over the last ten years (2005–2015)

Bulletins & Quarterly Stats

ASAP's latest bulletin is now available for download. ASAP’s Asylum Support Bulletins provide an update on asylum support law, policy and practice, report on trends in Home Office and Tribunal decision-making, and share best practice and interesting and useful cases.

ASAP videos

ASAP are pleased to launch our second new film. Insecure Futures looks at the devastating impact destitution has on the well-being of our clients. We are incredibly grateful to Marie for her courage in telling her story.

Advice Line

Advice Line

020 3716 0283 (Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 2pm-4pm). Expert advice for voluntary agencies who are advocating on behalf of asylum seekers about asylum support.

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Referrals

Referrals

ASAP provides asylum seekers with free legal representation and advice in their asylum support appeals. If you are advising a client with an appeal hearing at the Tribunal, we might be able to represent them for free.

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Factsheets

Factsheets

Need help understanding the asylum support system? ASAP factsheets are easy-to-use resources for anyone with questions about asylum support.

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ASAP videos