LGBTQ+ Asylum

What is LGBTQ+ Asylum?

Asylum is a form of protection which allows an individual to remain in the United States instead of being removed to a country where he or she fears persecution or harm.

Eligibility Requirements

You may file this application if:

  • You are physically present in the United States and you are not a U.S. citizen
  • You have suffered persecution or fear that you will suffer persecution in your home country due to being part of the LGBTQ+ community