The nation’s leading LGBTQ immigrant rights organization.
BREAKING: 10 Organizations Urge DHS Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties to Investigate Houston Asylum Office’s Mishandling of Credible Fear Interviews
“It is unconscionable that asylum seekers who flee persecution are denied a genuine opportunity to ask for safe haven in the United States. LGBTQ individuals who face violence and even death in their countries of origin are at the mercy of asylum officers, who too often fail to carry out their responsibilities. Without a lawful and humane initial screening, asylum will remain out of reach for those who desperately need it.”
—Liza Doubossarskaia, Staff Attorney