Practice Advisory: LGBTI DACA Recipients and Options for Relief under Asylum Law

Last Updated

May 9, 2018

As the future of DACA recipients remains uncertain, practitioners who work with DACA recipients should explore permanent relief options for this vulnerable population. Many DACA recipients are LGBTI and this advisory discusses LGBTI claims for asylum, withholding or removal and protection under the Convention Against Torture, with an emphasis on claims from the top five DACA countries.