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.
Under an interim policy announced last week immigration authorities will recognize heterosexual marriages when one member of the couple is transgender.
Prostitution is a way to make ends meet for many Filipino transgender women in New York. This story comes to us from The FilAm, an online magazine for Filipino Americans in New York.
A conservative sheriff known for his hardline immigration stance was outed as gay after allegations surfaced that he threatened his Mexican ex-boyfriend with deportation.
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.
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.
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.
LGBT couples are upset that DHS’ new guidelines do not signal reprieve for binational couples in which one partner is an American citizen and the other an immigrant at risk of deportation.
Undocumented immigrants hopeful for a resolution of their legal status cannot count on the Obama administration’s new policy of prosecutorial discretion to solve their woes.
In this podcast episode, Fi2W executive producer John Rudolph interviews freelance reporter Monika Fabian and LGBT Latino blogger Andrés Duque of Blabbeando about the Spanish-language media’s coverage of New York’s marriage equality law.