Oasis helps LGBTs seek asylum

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Oasis helps LGBTs seek asylum

July 4, 2018 | Alex Madison | Bay Area Reporter (San Francisco)
Ten years ago, Jessy D'Santos made the decision to come to a place where she could be herself, a transgender woman. She fled Mexico City, where she faced daily persecution. With one reference to visit Oasis Legal Services in Oakland, her life changed forever.
Tags: Asylum | LGBTQ

Rachel B. Tiven

Policy Advocate (NATIONAL)

Rachel B. Tiven

CEO of Lambda Legal, the national legal advocate for LGBT and HIV+ people, and former executive director of Immigration Equality and Immigrant Justice Corps.
Tags: LGBTQ