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The Queering Immigration Conference is the largest gathering of LGBTQI immigrants/previously detained/asylum seekers, organizers, service providers, legal workers, healthcare providers, community healers, and more in the world. We will highlight emerging strategies and new frameworks that focus on ending violence and provide resources for LGBTQI asylum seekers/ detainees/ undocumented/ and immigrants.

This year marks our second international conference, with folks based in four different countries attending! This also marks our first convening that will focus on international strategy to end LGBTQI detention. We look forward to seeing you there!

The 2017 Queering Immigration Conference has some amazing workshops this year! Read below to see what amazing pieces will be presented!

  • Queer refugees and Australia: a failure to protect
  • Immigration Remedies for Victims of Violent Crimes
  • Life after welcome: helping asylee integrate into American society
  • Higher Education Advocacy: Supporting LGBTQIA Students and Scholars of International Origin
  • Building bridges: Working across borders for LGBT migrant justice
  • Meeting the Health Needs of Queer Immigrants
  • Storytelling to Abolish Immigration Detention from the Inside-Out
  • Queer/Trans and from the Middle East: A Discussion
  • Challenges of Housing in Chicago for LGBTQ Asylum Seekers
  • Media Strategy & Intersectional Messaging in a Time of Resistance
  • T*GNC-Immigrant-Queers: Resisting and Organizing against #BackersOfHate
  • Our Queerness Across Time and Space: Remembering to Heal as We Fight
  • Sanctuary Law: Using Religion to Challenge the Immigration System
  • Thinking Like a Lawyer, Acting Like an Advocate
  • The challenges LGBTI asylum seekers having and possible solutions
  • These Walls Must Fall: LGBTI migrants and asylum seekers and the British Immigration Detention System
  • Fortress Europe: Defending LGBT asylum seekers and refugees in the European 'Refugee Crisis'
  • We are Not a Burden! Queering the Fight for Immigrant Rights to Health Care and Safety-Net Programs in the Trump Era: Trump's Leaked Public Charge Executive Order and the Future of Immigrant Access to Health and Welfare Programs
  • UndocuQueer Youth
  • Challenges Faced by LGBTQ Asylum Seekers in the United states - Nigerian Experience
  • The Case for Closing Rikers: The Impacts on LGBTQI Immigrants in NYC
  • State of The Union: LGBTQ Immigrants Rights Under The Trump Administration
  • Trauma Informed Lawyering
  • International Strategy to Shut Down LGBTQI Detention


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