Over 25 million women, children and men have fled violence or persecution in their home countries.

Most spend decades or generations confined in camps, prohibited from working, or otherwise prevented from rebuilding their lives. Asylum Access was founded to change this.

Fighting for Children’s Freedom
Fighting for Children’s Freedom
Fighting for Children’s Freedom
Securing Refugee Work Rights
Securing Refugee Work Rights
Securing Refugee Work Rights
Combatting Unlawful Detention
Combatting Unlawful Detention
Combatting Unlawful Detention

Where We Work

Southeast Asia
Southeast Asia
Latin America
Latin America
Middle East
Middle East
Global
Global

Our Impact

6

countries of operation

12900

refugees reached with individualized legal services last year

4432

refugees reached through community empowerment programs last year

2000000

refugees, and counting, living in a changed policy environment

Our Updates

Stay informed with press releases, announcements, refugee stories and global news.

Asylum Access Press Release

Cruel Trump policy puts refugees at risk

CONTACT: Emily Arnold-Fernández, CEO and president, +1.415.601.3896 Diana Essex-Lettieri, COO...

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Asylum Access Press Release

Asylum should remain an option in any country where a refugee chooses to seek it

CONTACT: Emily Arnold-Fernández, executive director, +1.415.601.3896 Diana Essex-Lettieri, deputy director, +1.805.512.0645 OAKLAND...

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Asylum Access Press Release

Groups File FOIA Request to Demand Transparency on Implementation of “Remain in Mexico” Policy

Asylum Access and Immigrant Defenders Law Center, represented by the National Immigration Law Center…

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