LGBT Asylum Project helps asylum seekers fleeing persecution

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09/19/2023

San Francisco has become a beacon for many LGBTQ asylum seekers — and the LGBT Asylum Project is meeting the need, having provided legal representation for nearly a decade. Why it matters: America’s immigration system is complex, time-consuming and costly. Most people who are fleeing violence or abuse based on their sexuality and/or gender identity are not able to take on the legal fees needed to seek approval of their asylum applications, according to communications coordinator Andres Molina. Details: The Castro-based LGBT Asylum Project provides legal services to LGBTQ people seeking protection at low costs.

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