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De Leon: Welcoming LGBT Migrants Fleeing Persecution

LGBT immigrants often undergo the integration process alone, shunned by religious and other communities that form a safety net for many newly arrived immigrants. A new guide offers practical, step-by-step guidance on welcoming LGBT refugees in the U.S.

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The Plight of LGBT Immigrant Detainees

Advocates and politicians are calling for a government investigation into the alleged abuse of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender immigrants being held in detention centers.

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De Leon: Queer and Immigrant for the Holidays

The holidays can be especially hard for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender immigrants. They don’t just feel left out by the mainstream but by their own families and ethnic communities.

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De Leon: Gay Binational Couples Fight Back

After last week’s commentary on the response of gay binational couples to new Department of Homeland Security (DHS) deportation guidelines, Fi2W blogger Erwin De Leon received quite a few heated reactions.