LGBT Immigration & Asylum Seekers

16-Mar-2011

For decades, immigrants have requested asylum by the United States from their home countries due to political strife, economic hardship, or social injustice. With regards to LGBT individuals in many communities abroad it is mortally dangerous to be open with their lifestyle therefore political asylum is critical. Speakers include Justin Connor, whose partner recently won his own asylum case, Victoria Neilson, Legal Director at Immigration Equality, Scott Titshaw, professor at Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law, and Chad Ellsworth.