Asylees and Asylum Seekers Now Eligible: Upwardly Global Job Services

Upwardly Global expands their program to include asylees and asylum seekers looking to get into the job market. LGBT Freedom and Asylum Network is proud to announce that after months of working together with Upwardly Global, an organization that links experienced professionals with the best companies, Upwardly Global services are … Continue reading

LGBT-FAN at Queering Immigration 3: Abolish All Cages

Written By: Siobhan McGuirk In early May, I joined LGBT-FAN colleagues to attend the third annual Queering Immigration conference, hosted by our Network member the Queer Detainee Empowerment Project (QDEP)* in New York City. Over a packed three days, we joined with activists, advocates and directly impacted community members to build, to borrow … Continue reading

Homophobic Hostilities at the Hands of ICE

In March, Better Together NYC, an LGBT-FAN partner organization, participated in an ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) prison facility monitoring tour. BTNYC joined Human Rights Watch, the Detention Watch Network, and a representative from Howard University in a tour of the Hudson County Correctional Facility in New Jersey to ascertain the living conditions and medical treatment availability for incarcerated people. Continue reading

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