The Law Offices of Gómez and Lackey have been actively involved in seeking protection for gay men and women who have been persecuted due to their sexuality or who fear returning to their country will lead to persecution, violence or retribution. Individuals who are outside of the US or who have been in the US for less than one year are eligible to apply for Asylum, while those who have been in the US for over a year are eligible to apply for Withholding of Removal or protection under the Convention Against Torture.
Case History and Press Releases:
Florida Attorney Grace Gómez Helps LGBT Jamaicans Seek Asylum
Press Release: Immigration attorney Grace Gómez helping persecuted LGBT refugees acquire gender-based asylum in U.S.
Press Release: Immigration attorney Grace Gómez wins Withholding of Removal for gay Jamaican client to stay in U.S.