Activists protest Uganda's anti-gay legislation in Nairobi, Kenya, this month. LGBT status has been grounds for asylum in the U.S. since 1994, but winning refugee status can be difficult, particularly for people who are unable to obtain visas to
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Gays And Lesbians Seeking Asylum In U.S. May Find A Hard Road

Activists in Uganda worry that the country's new anti-gay law will translate into more violence against gays. NPR's Richard Gonzales reports that getting asylum in the U.S. isn't easy.