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Useful Links

There are several other websites which provide invaluable information to attorneys working on LGBT and HIV-based asylum cases.  If you know of other websites which we should link to below, please let us know.

American Immigration Council
Provides invaluable Practice Advisories on current issues in immigration law.

Asylum Law.org
Provides very useful information about asylum law in the U.S. and internationally.  Links directly to human rights websites to research country conditions.  Has database ranking Immigration Judge’s on frequency of asylum grants.

Center for Gender and Refugee Studies
Has great primary source materials on gender-based asylum claims, including domestic violence, female genital mutilation, rape, and sexual orientation issues.

Human Rights First
Provides valuable background information about seeking asylum in the United States.

Immigrant Legal Resource Center

This website provides many general immigration law resources.

International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission
A great resource for researching country conditions.  Has links to useful websites for country conditions searches.  Also provides a service where individuals can order country conditions packets for a fee.

A great way for lawyers seeking to perform pro bono work to get involved.