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Asylum & Immigration

August 24, 2015

I Dared to Dream

As a kid, I never dared to dream I’d be where I’m at today—starting my first day of law school at the University of San Francisco and looking forward to a future as an attorney helping immigrants whose stories are similar to my own. It was just three years ago that I lived my life…



August 6, 2015

NCLR Applauds American Bar Association Resolution Calling for Laws that Protect LGBTQ Youth From Conversion Therapy

(San Francisco, CA, August 6, 2015)—The American Bar Association this week passed a resolution calling on federal, state, local, territorial, and tribal governments to enact laws prohibiting state-licensed professionals from subjecting LGBTQ minors to conversion therapy and to protect all youth in their care from these dangerous and discredited practices. NCLR #BornPerfect Campaign Coordinator Samantha…


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