Category Archives: Press Releases

14 Jun
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Homage to Orlando

In the past 48 hours, we’ve received many communications expressing sadness and deep concern about the Orlando massacre. Most heartrending was the voice of Farid, a gay refugee from Iraq who escaped barbaric homophobia at home in search of peace ...

20 Apr
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ORAM – Organization for Refugee, Asylum & Migration Launches New Website

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, April 20, 2016 CONTACT: Kristofer Eisenla, LUNA+EISENLA media kristofer@lunaeisenlamedia.com | 202-670-5747 (mobile) SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Today, ORAM – Organization for Refuge, Asylum & Migration, a leading international non-profit organization devoted to advocating on behalf of ...

18 Apr
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ORAM Releases First-of-its-Kind Glossary of Terminology for LGBT Individuals

124-Page Tool Written in Five Languages Provides Appropriate Terminology for People with Diverse Sexual Orientations & Gender Identities SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Organization for Refuge, Asylum & Migration (ORAM), a leading international non-profit organization devoted to advocating on behalf of ...

22 Mar
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Organization for Refuge, Asylum, and Migration Statement on European Union and Turkey Asylum Deal

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Over the weekend, the European Union (EU) and Turkey reached a deal, in which Turkey has agreed to accept all asylum seekers landing in Greece in exchange for monetary compensation. In exchange, it will be easier ...

12 Jan
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ORAM Reaction to the State of the Union Address

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, January 12, 2016 CONTACT: Kristofer Eisenla, LUNA+EISENLA media kristofer@lunaeisenlamedia.com | 202-670-5747 (mobile) REFUGEE RESPONSE TO THE STATE OF THE UNION Organization for Refuge, Asylum & Migration Reaction to the State of the Union Address United States ...

04 Jan
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ORAGNIZATION FOR REFUGE, ASYLUM & MIGRATION STATEMENT ON NEWS REPORT ISIS EXECUTES 15 YEAR-OLD GAY TEEN

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, January 4, 2016 CONTACT: Kristofer Eisenla, LUNA+EISENLA media kristofer@lunaeisenlamedia.com |  202-670-5747 (mobile) San Francisco, CA – Over the New Year’s holiday weekend, ARA News, an independent Syrian media outlet, reportedthat ISIS had executed a15 year-old teen boy on charges of homosexuality by ...

17 Nov
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Organization for Refuge, Asylum & Migration: “U.S. Can’t Turn its Back on Vulnerable Refugee Populations”

ANKARA, TURKEY – Releasing a statement today from a United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) sponsored training in Ankara, Turkey, Neil Grungras, Executive Director of the Organization for Refuge, Asylum, and Migration (ORAM), called on the U.S. government not to turn its back ...

02 Oct
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CNN Opinion: “U.S. Must Welcome Syria’s Oppressed LGBTI Refugees”

Executive Director of the Organization for Refuge, Asylum & Migration Pens Guest Op-ed Calling for 500 Slots to be Safeguarded for Most Vulnerable SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Neil Grungras, Executive Director of the Organization for Refuge, Asylum, and Migration(ORAM), authored a guest ...

28 Sep
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Organization for Refuge, Asylum & Migration Launches Petition Calling on U.S. Government to Safeguard 500 Slots for LGBTI Refugees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, September 28th, 2015 CONTACT: Kristofer Eisenla, LUNA+EISENLA media kristofer@lunaeisenlamedia.com | 202-670-5747 (mobile) Organization for Refuge, Asylum & Migration Launches Petition Calling on U.S. Government to Safeguard 500 Slots for LGBTI Refugees Petition Launch Comes Days Ahead ...

11 Sep
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ORAM APPLAUDS PRESIDENT OBAMA’S ACTION TO HELP SYRIAN REFUGEES

ORAM Calls on Obama Administration to Safeguard 500 Slots for LGBTI Refugees out of the 10,000 Announced Yesterday September 11, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, September 11th, 2015 CONTACT: Kristofer Eisenla, LUNA+EISENLA media kristofer@lunaeisenlamedia.com | 202-670-5747 (mobile) ORAM Calls on ...

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