Overcoming Barriers to Gaining Asylum for Trans Immigrants
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Under the Trump administration, the legal avenues available to undocumented immigrants have narrowed significantly, but asylum remains a viable option for many LGBTQ immigrants. Trans asylum-applicants often have strong claims to asylum, but must overcome a unique set of challenges in order to win this life changing legal status. In this presentation attorneys from Oasis Legal Services will provide an overview of U.S. immigration law, how trans folks can qualify for asylum, best practices in representing trans clients, and a breakdown of how to overcome common obstacles to winning asylum.
Understand the elements of asylum Identify potentially-eligible trans immigrants