AsylumWorks

Empowering asylum seekers to rebuild their lives with dignity and purpose

 

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AsylumWorks provides holistic services and support to complement the work of legal providers for asylum seekers and their families living in the Washington, D.C. region.

What We Do

AsylumWorks offers services proven to help asylum seekers regain confidence and control over their lives.

Employment

Our employment program helps asylum seekers find and keep jobs that are safe, legal, and meaningful.

Social Services

We provide services to help clients address critical needs regarding health, safety, and wellness.

Community

This program offers asylum seekers a safe space to meet new people and make new connections.

“As asylum seekers we face walls and barbed wire, but AsylumWorks has made me feel safe, loved, and important.”

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COTE D’ VOIRE

Meet Our Clients

We believe asylum seekers and their families deserve to live safely and productively during the long and difficult asylum process.

Franck healed from trauma

Masimba got a great job
Norma met new friends

Our Impact

Because we connect asylum seekers to a network of support, our clients are dramatically more likely to win their asylum case.

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of clients secure and retain employment within six months of services

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of clients can access community resources to meet a variety of needs

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of clients with cases that reached a final conclusion were granted asylum

Expert Training and Services

AsylumWorks provides expert training, coaching and staffing to help other organizations and institutions work more effectively with immigrants.