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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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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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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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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Help support our work

Help support our work

‘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 represented by ASAP

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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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Anne Main asks why the move on period for new refueges was set at 28 days parliament.uk/business/publi…

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Check out this fab animation abt our work w/ pregnant women by @nottoscalehq, part of our ante-natal series this wk youtube.com/watch?v=B1wxVq…

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If you live near N7 please come and support our staff, clients & supporters performing as the Sing for Freedom Choir:ow.ly/BaTj30a921T

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BREAKING: Gov finally recognises resettled Syrians as refugees - refugee status will enable uni access/easier trave… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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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)

Timeline of Legislative Changes

Our Timeline provides an overview of key legislative changes and asylum support policy changes over the last 15 years.

Advice Line

Advice Line

We provide a 2nd tier advice line to provide expert legal advice on asylum support issues to front-line advisors across the UK.

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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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