Thursday, October 01, 2009

Stonewall guide for LGBT asylum seekers

As part of their resources on immigration, asylum and international issues, Stonewall have produced a guide to help people through the maze of applying for asylum on the grounds of sexual orientation.
Although claiming asylum in the UK on the grounds of sexual orientation is possible it can be a very difficult process. Asylum seekers may have to prove that they are LGB and that they cannot be "discreet" about their sexual orientation to avoid persecution in their home country.
Download Stonewall's guide to asylum and humanitarian protection for lesbian, gay and bisexual people.[PDF]

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