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  1. LGBTI Migrants in Immigration Detention: A Global Perspective, Shana Tabak & Rachel Levitan, 37 Harvard Journal of Law and Gender No. 1 (2014)

    All immigrant detainees are at high risk for treatment that violates their human rights; but those who identify as LGBTI are at even higher risk for abuse, including targeted violence and sexual assault. Many LGBTI detainees seek asylum based on this type ...

    admin - 5/10/2020 10:41am

  2. How Police Entanglement with Immigration Enforcement Puts LGBTQ Lives at Risk, Sharita Gruberg, Center for American Progress (2017)

    This report from the Center for American Progress highlights how LGBTQ people and people living with HIV face unique challenges under the dual pressures of immigration enforcement and traditional law enforcement, especially as the Trump administration inc ...

    admin - 5/10/2020 10:55am

  3. Velasquez-Banegas v. Lynch, 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 981 (7th Cir. Jan. 19, 2017)

    The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (the Court) vacated the decisions of an immigration judge (IJ) and the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), holding that their denial of Velasquez-Banegas’ (petitioner) application for asylum overl ...

    admin - 5/1/2017 11:03am

  4. Lopez v. Lynch, 810 F.3d 484 (7th Cir. 2016)

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit affirmed denial of asylum, withholding of removal, and Convention Against Torture (CAT) relief for an HIV-positive Mexican man. The Department of Homeland Security recommended Lopez, a Mexican citizen who has ...

    admin - 10/28/2018 10:28am

  5. IAPAC Guidelines for Optimizing HIV Care Continuum for Adults and Adolescents, International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (2015)

    The International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC) published its Guidelines for Optimizing HIV Care Continuum for Adults and Adolescents earlier this month. The guidelines, representing IAPAC’s efforts to close the gaps along the HIV care con ...

    admin - 5/10/2020 11:28am

  6. The State of Latinos in the Deep South: Being Visible by Piercing the Stigma Veil (2015)

    The Latino population is projected to rise to approximately 129 million people by the year 2060, with a huge shift toward the southern states. HIV/AIDS is a growing problem there, and people in these states are more likely to die from the virus due to dis ...

    admin - 3/10/2020 5:56pm

  7. Matter of Anthony (Board of Immigration Appeals 2014): Brief of The Center for HIV Law and Policy, Lambda Legal and Immigration Equality

    The Center for HIV Law and Policy joined with Lambda Legal and Immigration Equality in filing this friend-of-the-court brief in Matter of Anthony (a pseudonym) seeking to reverse an Immigration Judge’s (IJ) decision denying immigration protection and relie ...

    admin - 5/14/2020 5:17pm

  8. Matter of Anthony (Board of Immigration Appeals 2013): Brief of The Center for HIV Law and Policy, Lambda Legal, International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission, the National Association of Social Workers, the National Association of Social Workers

    This friend-of-the-court brief urges the Board of Immigration Appeals to overturn an Immigration Judge's ruling denying an immigrant's application for deferral of removal to Jamaica under the U.N Convention Against Torture (CAT). ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 1/28/2020 6:14pm

  9. Lopez Berera v. Holder, Brief of Amici Curiae, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Lambda Legal and Winston & Strawn LLP

    This Amici Curiae brief, filed by Lambda Legal and Winston & Strawn LLP, concerns a transgender Mexican woman living with HIV who was denied asylum in the United States. Filed in the Ninth Circuit, the brief was supported by organizations including th ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/14/2020 5:40pm

  10. Letter Re: Civil Rights Complaints Filed by the National Immigrant Justice Center, Lambda Legal (2011)

    This letter, drafted by Lambda Legal on behalf of a wide-ranging coalition including CHLP, provides support to civil rights complaints filed by the National Immigrant Justice Center. Submitted to the Department of Homeland Security, the letter expresses s ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/28/2020 3:50pm

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