Intersectionalities: HIV and LGBT Equality in Immigration and Criminal Reform

CHLP's Legal Director, Iván Espinoza-Madrigal, will be conducting a workshop at the National LGBT Bar Association's Lavender Law Conference focusing on the rights of LGBT and HIV-affected people at the intersection of immigration and criminal justice systems.

The National LGBT Bar Association, a national association of lawyers, judges, law students, activists, and legal organizations, is hosting it's annual Lavender Law conference in San Francisco, CA, at the Marriott Marquis Hotel on August 22-24, 2013. CHLP's Legal Director, Iván Espinoza-Madrigal, will be conducting a workshop titled "Intersectionalities: LGBT and HIV Equality in Immigration and Criminal Reform."

This workshop will focus on the rights of LGBT and HIV-affected people at the intersection of immigration and criminal justice systems. CHLP's Legal Director will address how efforts to criminalize HIV-affected people negatively impact immigration protection and relief. He will also explore strategies to counteract the criminalization of HIV, and explain how plans and proposals for overhauling the broken immigration system should be informed by the experiences of LGBT and HIV-affected immigrants. This workshop is scheduled for Friday, August 23, 2013, at 3:45 PM.