Immigrants and Immigration

Many LGBTQIA+ immigrants experience forced migration in an attempt to flee violence and oppression in their home country—a process known as sexual migration. In the United States, immigrants are migrating regardless of documentation status for opportunities to work, to increase their quality of life, and to experience the freedom to express their sexual orientation and gender identity. Many LGBTQIA+ immigrants, however, confront barriers to health care and employment opportunities in their home countries and in the United States. This includes health care needs for gender-affirming care and knowledge of state and federal workplace protections for LGBTQIA+ immigrants in the United States.

Punitive Immigration Policies in the United States

Introduced in January 2019, Migrant Protection Protocols, also known as Remain in Mexico, have affected over 60,000 asylum seekers ...

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