Success stories


Against tremendous odds, Gerson has overcome immense adversity and secured a spot at an elite university. He is determined to use his accomplishments to help his community. 

You Have a Right to Be You

After fleeing El Salvador for fear of being murdered for his sexual orientation, Davis learned to use his experiences with prejudice to empower others in the LGBT community. 

Abuse at Adelanto Detention Center

After fleeing persecution in Russia, Alex asks for asylum at the US-Mexico border only to be met with hostility.

More Than a Job

Armed with a work permit and a U-Visa, Maura is finally able to live the contributive life she always aspires to live. 

Defending Defenders

A father of two escapes political persecution. In search of a place where laws are followed, he came to the U.S. Read the story to see how ImmDef helped Andrés and his family obtain asylum.

888 Days in Detention

Locked away in an adult detention center at age 17, Jose's case highlights the underlying injustices people are subjected to within the U.S. immigration court system.

$3 a Day

A hardworking individual pushes himself to continue on his career path while working through the asylum process. 

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Every day asylum seekers and refugees face new challenges to seeking safety. Sign up to learn how to help restore dignity and justice in the immigration system. You are needed in this fight. 

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