Posts tagged Immigration
Seeking Legal Assistance for Filing your LGBTQ Asylum Application

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.

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Team Member of the Month: Maikel Nabil Sanad, Advisory Council Member

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.

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Together We Can Be Heard: A Video For President Trump

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. 

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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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