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Transgender Migration

Transgender Migration

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  1. Transgender Migration Cecilia Chung, United States

  2. Inter-National Migration – Why? • Better life • Escape poverty • Political climate • Persecution • Social pressure • Family Pressure • Discriminatory Laws • Access to communities • Work

  3. Intra-National Migration – Why? • Better life • Escape Abuse • Family Pressure • Family Rejection • Access to communities • Work • School • Displacement

  4. Consequence(s) • Income • Autonomy • Social support • Communities • Belonging • Identities • Social status • More opportunities • Finding love • Homelessness • Discrimination • Physical Abuse • Sexual Abuse • Poverty • Poor housing • Low wages • Poor health • Addiction • Deportation • HIV • HCV • Violence

  5. Barriers Face by Undocumented Inter-National Migrants • Discriminatory Laws • Lack of Resources • Asylum • Detention

  6. Esmeralda Soto • A transgender woman, Esmeralda fled to the US in 2002 after being raped many times in Mexico. She was detained at a California immigration facility. During her first days there, while she was waiting to see a lawyer, an officer twice forced her to perform oral sex on him.

  7. Victoria Arellano • Victoria Arellano was a transgender migrant from Mexico to the United States who died from complications of AIDS while in the custody of the Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

  8. (Some) Good News • Prison Rape Elimination Act • Nation Prison Rape Elimination Act Standards • Department of Homeland Security Will Implement PREA Rules • LGBT Sensitivity Training in All Eight Asylum Hearing Offices: Anaheim, Arlington, Chicago, DC, Miami, San Francisco, New York, Texas

  9. Cecilia Chung cecilia.chung@me.com http://www.gnpna.org http://justdetention.org http://www.transhealth.ucsf.edu