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AsylumConnect Week in Review 03/25/2019

In the final week of March, we take a look at some of the most influential news from the asylum seeking and LGBTQ community. On Tuesday, Human Rights Watch condemned Japan’s outdated and inhumane laws directed at transgender people. In response to the ‘remain in Mexico’ policy, asylum seekers pleaded to stay in the U.S. while awaiting the results of their case.

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AsylumConnect Week in Review 03/18/2019

This week AsylumConnect brings you the latest news on how the “remain in Mexico” immigration policy has affected asylum seekers. In a chilling update to last week's news of human rights violations against LGBTQ Chechens, Ramzan Kadyrov promised his government will no longer tolerate human rights activists. Read on to learn more about issues facing asylum seekers and the LGBTQ community.

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AsylumConnect Week in Review 02/25/2019

In the last week of February, we take a look at the realities asylum seekers face after applying for asylum in the U.S. After arriving in the U.S. some asylum seekers find themselves separated from family, suffering from inhumane conditions in detention centers or deported to dangerous countries. Read more to learn about issues facing the LGBTQ community and asylum seekers in the U.S.

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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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