Bianka Rodriguez has been chosen as the regional winner for the Americas of the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award, a prestigious annual prize that honours those who have gone to extraordinary lengths to support forcibly displaced and stateless people.
An online platform to assist African LGBTIQ asylum seekers in the many challenges of securing refuge in South Africa has been launched.
Those claiming asylum on the basis of their sexual identity are often unable to provide objective evidence of that identity, leaving their claims to rest upon whether or not the decision-maker finds their account credible.
"They need LGBTQ-friendly support."
Transgender women in Lebanon face systemic violence and discrimination, Human Rights Watch, Helem, and MOSAIC said in a report and video released today.
While spending several days in Jordan on my way to Abu Dhabi, I met a gay man in his mid-30s who had recently fled the chaos in Iraq to seek asylum in Jordan. Three days later when I boarded the flight to Abu Dhabi, I had resolved that, though I could not mitigate the misfortune of millions, I could at least help one person. His name is Alaa Saleh.
Medellín is among the Colombian cities in which public health officials are working to Venezuelans with HIV to treatment once they are diagnosed.
Unable to get care in a devastated health care system, desperate Venezuelans flow into Colombia.
All three of the men featured here are hoping and praying that they will be granted refugee status in Canada. All are already showing that they will make outstanding citizens.
The United Nations and ICE have standards of care in place for LGBTQ folks, but ICE isn’t following them.
LGBTQI+ Muslims seeking asylum are more successful if they speak, dress and act in accordance with Western notions of homosexuality, according to a new study.
Administration official says an immigrant’s HIV status is enough to justify family separation at the border.