The Advocates for Human Rights is the largest provider in the Upper Midwest of free legal services to low-income people seeking asylum. Our powerhouse of volunteer and staff attorneys keep people safe and free. Read some of our clients' stories.
Rape, Beatings, Kidnapping Part of Woman’s Persecution
As a 12-Year-Old, He Lost His Family; As a Young Adult, He
Oromo Rights Defender, Torture Survivor Flees to U.S.
A Man Without a Country
Man Persecuted for Promoting Northern Cameroon's Separation
Burundian Human Rights Leader and Torture Survivor Granted Asylum after Five Years of Litigation
His Family Gone, He Sought Refuge in U.S.
Mr. J and His Family Were Stalked, Threatened Because of Religion
A Tailor, He Was Imprisoned for Helping Opposition Party in Ethiopia
Survivor of Female Genital Mutilation Flees to U.S.
Trafficked Victims Brought to U.S., Exploited After Hurricane Katrina
Tiananmen Square Activist Allowed to Remain in United States
Journalist’s Reporting Resulted in Death Threats and Fear
Oromo Man Granted Asylum After Lifetime of Persecution
Refugee from Rwanda Fled to U.S. Fearing for His Life
Somali Journalist Targeted for Reporting Crimes Committed by Militia
Attorney Raped, Beaten, & Jailed for Standing Up to the Government
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