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Center for Asylum Protection

Bangkok, Thailand
Joined April 2018

CAP provides independent advice and representation for people making asylum applications to UNHCR Thailand.

Presence in: Thailand
Focus: Citizenship, Generalist Legal Services, Health, Other

CAP provides independent advice and representation for people making asylum applications to UNHCR Thailand. Our services are free of charge and open to asylum seekers and refugees in Thailand of all nationalities. Our work focuses on providing advice and representation for those who want to appeal a decision from UNHCR, as well as protection services.

 

CAP can provide the following services:

  • Advice and representation for asylum seekers at appeal, and sometimes also for those who want to re-open a closed case, dependent on capacity and individual circumstances
  • Protection support to asylum seekers and refugees, including support for those experiencing arrest, domestic violence, sexual and gender-based violence, and other protection concerns
  • Information to empower and support newly arrived asylum seekers in Bangkok, including advice on living in Thailand and the refugee status determination process

People Associated With This Organization

Caroline Stover

Thailand  
Center for Asylum Protection
Joined April 2018
Interests: Citizenship, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Health, Land & Natural Resources
Caroline Stover, is the Deputy Chair of the Legal Aid and Advocacy Work Group for the Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN). Caroline is the Legal Advocacy Director at the Center for Asylum Protection (CAP), an organization that provides legal aid and protection services to urban refugees in Bangkok. Before that, she researched land rights issues in Myanmar's Karen State for Human Rights Watch. Caroline has experience in refugee issues in a variety of contexts including in the United States and Jordan. Caroline holds a BA from the University of Michigan and JD from Columbia Law School and is admitted to practice law in New York.
Caroline Stover is the network champion (main point of contact) for Center for Asylum Protection.

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