Submit Referral: Asylum Evaluation

The UCSF Health and Human Rights Initiative provides the clinical expertise to document the physical and psychological manifestations of torture and other ill-treatment experienced by individuals applying for asylum and other forms of legal protection in the United States. Referrals should be submitted by the client's attorney.

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Submit a Referral 

Refer a client (children AND adults) for a medical/psych asylum evaluation


General Inquiries

If you have any question regarding HHRI's asylum evaluation process


Absolutely helpful.  Especially in this case, because you reached him in a way that I couldn’t. Your evaluation gave us insight to what happened to him and allowed us to see his scars without forcing us to exposing himself to us in an uncomfortable space.