How We Help: Community Members

NCLR is committed to helping LGBT asylum seekers and immigrants overcome immigration hurdles. Please contact NCLR today if you are:

  • Currently in the U.S., facing deportation back to your country of origin, where you were formerly abused or persecuted or lived in fear of abuse or persecution because you are LGBT
  • A lawful resident or citizen of the U.S. wanting to permanently bring your partner to the U.S.
  • Experiencing difficulties in the adjudication of an application for permanent residency based on a marriage involving a transsexual spouse
  • Are in need of any other LGBT-specific legal help in your or your family member’s effort to immigrate to the U.S.

Free National Telephone Information for Immigrants and their Attorneys

NCLR’s national intake service provides legal information to asylum skeers and immigrants and their attorneys. Immigrants with general immigration and asylum-related questions and inquiring attorneys can contact NCLR at 415.392.6257 or

Please contact Noemi Calonje at (se habla español) if you have any questions or need help.