Appealing your asylum application

Appeal: what should I do if my asylum application was refused?

Having to appeal your asylum application can be an extremely stressful situation for anyone who is trying to start their new life in a different country. Here at Solicitors On Your Side, we believe that everyone deserves to have the right to live a happy and healthy life. If your asylum application is refused, we will use our extensive immigration law experience to appeal it and fight for an outcome that you deserve.

What is an appeal?

When you are appealing a decision, you are asking an independent court to look over your application and overturn the decision made by the Home Office, this is done in the first-tier tribunal. Around 65%- 75% of asylum claims are refused; therefore, it is important to have an experienced solicitor at hand to help you throughout the entire process, even at the beginning of your asylum application.

Process of an appeal

You have 14 days since the refusal of your asylum claim to submit an appeal, this includes providing all the necessary documents necessary for it, our experienced solicitors will help you with this initial step, you can do this online or by post. Our experienced solicitors will know exactly what sort of documents and evidence to include at this stage of the process, meaning you are more likely to start with a stronger case.

After Submitting the Appeal: you will be sent a “Notice of Hearing”, informing you of all the important details about your hearing. During this stage, we will help you send any necessary documents and evidence before your hearing. Contact our solicitors now, to help you with your process of appealing in the First Tribunal.

If you lose in the First Tribunal

If you lose your appeal at the first stage tribunal, our experienced solicitors will help you apply to appeal at the Upper Tribunal. At this stage, we will help you prove if the judge has made an error of law in the first-tier appeal decision.

To apply to appeal your first-tier decision in the upper tribunal, you first must fill out an online form, and you will have 14 days within the refusal to submit this form. If you are not granted permission to appeal in the first tribunal, you can apply for permission in the Upper Tribunal. If your permission to apply in the Upper Tribunal is refused, you can apply for judicial review.

Our experienced solicitors will help you with your process, increasing the chances of you coming out with a successful outcome. This process is complicated and thorough, and we can talk you through the process ensuring that you understand it. We will make sure we gather all the necessary evidence to help your case.

How we can help

Here at Solicitors On Your Side, we understand that the process of applying for asylum is stressful enough as it is, getting your application refused is extremely daunting and the process is complicated and thorough. However, our solicitors have years of experience in this and know exactly what to do to ensure that your application is successful. We will ensure that your process is as stress-free as possible, so you can start your life in a new country as well as possible.

Contact our Solicitors now!

Contact us now, Solicitors On Your Side can offer you free advice and consultations.

Contact us today by phoning 0330 912 2124, emailing [email protected], or by using our website by filling out an online form.

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