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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


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