Mike and his partner, Tom, come from a country where homosexuality is punishable by law and sexual minorities are stigmatized by society.
“In our country we had to keep our relationship a secret... Read More
11-year-old Fatima awoke one night to the sound of deafening explosions in her village in Somalia. Violence and crime from the ongoing civil war in her country was spreading. Fearing for her life... Read More
Mohammad was only five years old when the Somali Civil War drove his parents away, forcing young Mohammad to live out the rest of his childhood without knowing his own mom and dad. He was taken in... Read More
As a child growing up in rural Colombia, Maribel dreamt of becoming a nurse or a seamstress. She lived on a farm with her parents and siblings, but her childhood was far from idyllic. Barely into... Read More
When Suzanne was just a girl, armed militias displaced her family from their home in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. As a teenager, she witnessed her father’s murder and was forcibly married... Read More
John came to the Asylum Access office in Dar Es Salaam with a unique request. He wanted us to keep his savings. After escaping from a brutal civil war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, he lived... Read More