Module One: TGNC Cultural Competency for Immigration Practitioners

  • LGBT Issues
  • Advocacy

*This is the first in a three-part training series (12/10, 1/14, 2/18).

This free three-part series, "Working with TGNC Immigrants: A Guide for Legal Practitioners," is geared toward familiarizing legal practitioners with best practices for representing transgender and gender non-conforming immigrants.

*TGNC = transgender, gender non-conforming, and non-binary


  • Overview of LGBTQ and TGNC cultural competency
  • Language around gender expression and identity
  • Practice pointers on asking questions around sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression
  • Best practices for working with TGNC immigrants around questions of gender identity and expression
  • Suggests best practices on specific techniques for working with TGNC immigrants who may have experienced severe and prolonged trauma


To register for this event, or for more information, click here.

IAN Partners

  • pro bono net
  • american immigration lawyers association
  • national immigration law center
  • unidos us
  • immigration legal resource center
  • immigration legal resource center
  • american immigration council
  • american civil liberties union
  • american immigration council
  • national immigration project
  • the advocates for human rights
  • lutheran immigration and refugee service
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