Our clients are kind, brave, and resilient individuals fleeing violence and abuse because of who they are or whom they love. They come from around the world to the United States seeking a safe place to call home.
Our clients come to the U.S. from every region of the world seeking safe haven from persecution based on their sexual orientation, gender identity, and/or HIV-status. The road to asylum can take years, and some are detained in dangerous conditions as they pursue their claims. Here are a few of their stories.
We brought lawsuits with co-counsel against the State Department on behalf of four families harmed by its discriminatory policy, which treated children born abroad to same-sex married couples as born “out of wedlock.” Meet the families that changed the policy for themselves and all same-sex couples and families.