LGBTI asylum seekers’ resources

These documents and links are available online for LGBTI asylum seekers and their advocates:

Bridges of Faith: Description of the program for LGBTI refugees run by the Organization for Refuge, Asylum and Migration (ORAM). PDF file.

Asylee Eligibility for Resettlement Assistance. PDF version of document from Catholic Legal Immigration Network Inc.

Guidelines on International Protection. From the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees.

Rainbow Bridges. A community guide to rebuilding the lives of LGBTI refugees and asylees. From ORAM. (PDF version)

LGBT-FAN. A national network dedicated to helping people who are seeking safety in the United States because of persecution based on sexual orientation or gender identity in their home countries.

LGBT Asylum Support Task Force. A community-based organization based in Worcester, Mass., dedicated to supporting and empowering LGBT individuals who are seeking asylum or refuge in the United States.

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