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LGBTI Refugees Explain Why They Fled to the US

10/31/2018 | Pink News

Over the past year, LGBT+ refugees have faced a two-pronged attack from the Trump administration’s hardline immigration stances and regressive policies on LGBT+ rights. After fleeing their homes to seek a new life in a more liberal country, refugees are often met with detention and a harsh immigration system. Three refugees, Alena Sandimirova, Edafe Okporo, and Ishalaa Ortega, spoke out about their experiences in a video for LGBT+ immigration non-profit Immigration Equality.

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