Tommy Robinson asked wealthy US backers to help him claim asylum

British far-right activist’s team also approached Republican senator Ted Cruz’s office about securing a visa

The anti-immigration activist Tommy Robinson asked wealthy American backers to help him claim asylum in the US, the Guardian has learned, while his team approached the Republican senator Ted Cruz’s office about securing a visa.

Court documents released in the US show the English Defence League founder discussed moving his family to Texas in 2019, where he would earn money by speaking at venues “including evangelical churches”.

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Source: The Guardian
Tommy Robinson asked wealthy US backers to help him claim asylum