The Right to Asylum: It's Simple | Center for Victims of Torture

The Right to Asylum: It's Simple

Everyone deserves to feel safe—a fact so simple, a child understands.

That’s why the U.S. should help protect the world’s most vulnerable, many of whom have endured torture and war.

At CVT’s St. Paul Healing Center, two-thirds of our clients are asylum seekers who fled their home countries from imminent danger. But they’re finding it harder to adjust in a climate that’s become increasingly hostile to them, persecuted individuals the U.S. has traditionally aimed to protect.

Join CVT as we continue to advocate for the rights of all asylum seekers. Support us as we fight to uphold one of the earliest, and most important, lessons learned in life: helping others.  

Get the facts on circumstances facing refugees and asylum seekers here.

 

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