Immigration

SRLP News

SRLP continues fight against sexual assault in detention.

In coalition with other groups, on April 4, 2011, SRLP submitted comments to regulations that would implement the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA).  We urge the Attorney General to make certain important changes to the proposed regulations to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, and gender nonconforming people in various forms of detention including prisons and jails. Read more »

Immigration Law and the Transgender Client
The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) released the first immigration law practice manual for attorneys representing transgender clients in January 2009, co-authored by Immigration Equality and the Transgender Law Center (TLC), the guide provides practical advice and information to assist attorneys representing transgender immigrants.

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Sus Derechos de Inmigrante

Inmigrantes Trans en Nueva York

El Cambio de Nombre para Inmigrantes en Nueva York • Cambio de Nombre al Punto de Naturalización • Cambio del género y del nombre en documentos de la inmigración • Asilo para Personas Trans • Reconocimiento de la uniónes Trans • Acta de Identificación Real Read more »

Flow chart: Disproportionate deportation
The deportation rates of trans and gender non-conforming immigrants are disproportionately higher than those of non-trans identified immigrants. This diagram attempts to explore the various reasons why this is happening.

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Your Immigration Rights

Trans Immigrants in New York In this brochure: • Name Changes for Immigrants in New York • Name and Gender Change on Immigration Documents • Trans Marriage Recognition • The Real ID Act • Asylum for Trans People