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Carlos – A Refugee’s Testimony

We met Carlos in a border town in Colombia, where he told us why refugee legal status matters. He also had a message to government decision-makers on how they could enable self-sufficiency for... Read More
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Mary’s Story – A Refugee in Bangkok

Mary and her partner were persecuted because they were two women in love. Asylum Access helped them find a safe home where they could live a life without fear. We provide legal assistance to refugee... Read More
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A Syrian refugee family’s story

“In our home in Damascus, I lived with my wife, our children, my parents, siblings and their family,” begins Aamir, a 29-year-old, Stateless Palestinian that arrived in Bangkok nearly two... Read More
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Marco’s Story

Marco never expected for his life to change so dramatically over such a short period of time. As a gay activist in Cuba, he suffered from constant harassment by the police. The harassment gradually... Read More
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Elena: inspiring others through her work

Written by Program Associate Laura Parker  Published February 2014. Asylum Access empowers refugee communities by training key individuals so they can provide basic legal advice and facilitate... Read More