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AsylumConnect Week in Review 02/18/2019

Although border states have begun plans to withdrawal troops from the southern border, President Tump has declared a national emergency in order to secure funding for his proposed wall. This week the U.N. and German parliament raised concerns about the safety of the LGBT community in Chechnya and North Africa respectively. For more information, please read on…

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AsylumConnect Week in Review 02/03/2019

This week an asylum-seeker has won one of Australia’s most prestigious literary prizes for the book he wrote in detention on Nauru. Mexico  has made strides to improve conditions for migrants and asylum seekers waiting in the country. Read on to keep up-to-date with the latest news concerning the LGBTQ community and asylum seekers.

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Many Refugees Don't Have Months

As Co-Founder and President of AsylumConnect, I can attest to asylum seekers’ and refugees’ resilience and heroism. They deserve to be in this country. They are an invaluable asset to the U.S. - not a danger.

Trump’s recently signed executive order for “extreme vetting” of refugees flies in the face of everything our nation stands for. It jeopardizes the lives of innocent human beings. This ban is a disaster for our nation, for the global community, and for justice. Many refugees don't have months. 

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