This week brings news of increased deportations and raises questions about ICE’s recent activities and powers. Here are five of the most important articles about immigration for AsylumConnect readers.Read More
This week, we take a look at the worsening border situation in Tijuana, Mexico as well as anti-LGBT sentiment in Indonesia. Here are five of the most important articles to keep you up to date with the latest LGBTQ and migration news.
If you’re an LGBTQ asylum seeker in the U.S., it can be difficult to know how to start your asylum application. Finding and working with a good asylum attorney is crucial for receiving asylum. AsylumConnect has put together a guide to help you chose the best asylum attorney for your individual needs. Read on to learn how to make the most of your asylum application while working with an asylum attorney.Read More
Maikel is an award-winning campaigner and communication strategist. His political activism earned him nominations for the Nobel Peace Prize and the Reporters Without Borders Netizen Prize. In 2014, Maikel moved to the U.S. to seek asylum after he suffered political persecution in his native Egypt.Read More
Since Donald Trump became the 45th President of the U.S., we have witnessed waves of xenophobia, Islamophobia and homophobia wash over America. But we refuse to stay silent. In this video, members of the AsylumConnect team share their thoughts on why it is important to value diversity and protect the rights of LGBTQ asylum seekers and refugees.Read More
President Trump's revised executive order on immigration, issued on March 6, 2017, continues to risk the lives of refugees and asylum seekersRead More
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.Read More
AsylumConnect fully condemns the bigoted rhetoric of the Trump campaign.Read More