Module One: TGNC Cultural Competency for Immigration Practitioners

Topics:
  • 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

Topics:

  • 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

Registration:

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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