AsylumConnect strongly condemns the recent Supreme Court decision upholding President Trump's Muslim ban. This xenophobic and racist Muslim ban is inconsistent with core American values.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
AsylumConnect Condemns the Trump Administration’s Support of the RAISE Act. Press release issued: August 8th, 2017.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