Multi-Week Briefings

This toolkit outlines the journey an Asylum Guide may take with a client. You'll find everything you need when volunteering as an Asylum Guide.

People seeking asylum will often need further information around law, housing and asylum support. Browse additional briefings.

Browse Additional Briefings

Registration and Monitoring Forms

BRIEFING
Introduce Asylum Guides and how you will help
FEEDBACK FORM
Initial Assessment
FEEDBACK FORM
Complete the equal opportunities monitoring form
FEEDBACK FORM
Meeting feedback form
FEEDBACK FORM
Case closure form
BRIEFING
Case closure and the final Asylum Guide meeting

Claiming Asylum

BRIEFING
Discuss how to claim asylum and the screening interview
BRIEFING
Explain Third Country Removals

Pre-Substantive Interview

BRIEFING
Show the Asylum Process Flowchart
BRIEFING
Explain the definition of a refugee
and the Refugee Convention
BRIEFING
Explain how to prepare for the substantive interview
BRIEFING
Explain Preliminary Information Questionnaires

Post-Substantive Interview

BRIEFING
Explain the different types of Immigration Status
QUESTIONS
Ask what happened at the Substantive Interview
QUESTIONS
Learn about a decision on an Asylum Claim

Positive Decision

BRIEFING
Discuss a positive decision and moving on

Negative Decision

BRIEFING
Explain a negative decision
BRIEFING
Show the Flowchart - Appeal Process following a refusal
BRIEFING
Discuss how to prepare for an appeal
VIDEO
Watch - Going to appeal: Video to help
BRIEFING
Discuss how to prepare for the Upper Tribunal
BRIEFING
Explain Legal Aid Agency Appeals

Appeal Rights Exhuasted

BRIEFING
Explain what is meant by a Fresh Claim
BRIEFING
Explain what is meant by Appeal Rights Exhausted
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