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Posted inGender & LGBTQIA+, Immigration, Race

Proposed Trump administration rules may block some women and LGBTQ+ asylum-seekers

Fleeing Mexico in 2012 after receiving death threats due to advocating for LGBTQ+ rights in the country, Mexican transgender activist Ishalaa Ortega was granted asylum in the U.S. on the basis of persecution on account of political opinion, gender identity, and sexual orientation. However, others like Ortega with similar asylum claims could now find their […]