Remembering Ambrose Paul

Ambrose Paul, a courageous human rights defender from Juba, in South Sudan has passed away in Nairobi, Kenya where he had been living as a refugee, seeking resettlement through UNHCR to escape the anti-LGBTQI persecution he had suffered in his homeland. Ambrose, a true leader, displayed the heroic resilience that it takes to exile and fight for one's right to one's sexuality on a continent where most countries criminalize sexuality and gender identity. He first fled to Egypt, spent time in Israel and Uganda. It is clear, while we cannot comment fully until the investigation into his death is complete, that the protection systems have failed him. Ambrose Paul was close to freedom but ne

ICE Raids - Know Your Rights

Police or ICE are at my home How to stay reduce risk to yourself Stay calm and keep the door closed. Opening the door does not give them permission to come inside, but it is safer to speak to ICE through the door. Your rights You have the right to remain silent, even if officer has a warrant. You do not have to let police or immigration agents into your home unless they have certain kinds of warrants. If police have an arrest warrant, they are legally allowed to enter the home of the person on the warrant if they believe that person is inside. But a warrant of removal/deportation (Form I-205) does not allow officers to enter a home without consent. NOTE: Warrant must be signed by a JUDGE Wha


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