As 2018 comes to an end, the government shutdown continues while advocates challenge Trump’s transgender military ban.Read More
This week included both setbacks and breakthroughs for the migrant caravan in Tijuana as well as blows to LGBTQ rights in North America and Asia. Here are five of the most significant LGBTQ and immigration news articles of the week.
On Thursday, March 8th, 2018, Katie Sgarro, AsylumConnect Co-Founder & President, traveled to Washington, D.C. to represent AsylumConnect on Capitol Hill. In honor of International Women's Day, Katie was invited to be a moderator for a unique panel discussion on female survivors of sexual violence seeking asylum in the U.S. The event, presented by the Refugee Alliance Network and supported by All Souls Church, took place at the Rayburn House Office Building, U.S. House of Representatives on Capitol Hill.Read More
AsylumConnect Condemns the Trump Administration’s Support of the RAISE Act. Press release issued: August 8th, 2017.Read 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