ASAP is a small national charity which aims to reduce destitution amongst asylum seekers by protecting their legal rights to food and shelter. ASAP carries out three types of work:
1) Free legal representation and advice to the asylum seekers appealing against UKBA’s decision to refuse or withdraw their support. Every year, we assist about 600 asylum seekers at the First-Tier Tribunal (Asylum Support).
2) Asylum support advice and training to frontline organisations, advice agencies and legal practitioners working with with asylum seekers.
3) Policy, lobbying and litigation to improve policies and procedures on asylum support.