Transgender migrants are building community, safety, and power through programs like TLC’s Black LGBTQIA+ Migrant Project and organizations like Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement.

As the U.S. government continues to target Black and brown trans migrants living in the U.S. and at the border for violence, abuse, and imprisonment, legal resources are critical for transgender migrants and allies working to keep people safe and free. TLC has resources for people personally navigating the immigration system, trans people preparing communities for ICE raids, and advocates working to educate asylum judges and policymakers on the unique conditions trans migrants face.

Tlc Resources


ICE Raids: Know Your Rights as a TGNC Immigrant

Immigrant Legal Resource Center

Credible Fear Interviews: What You Need to Know as a TGNC Immigrant

Queer Detainee Empowerment Project

Report on Human Rights Conditions of Transgender Women in Mexico

Rainbow Railroad

Immigration Equality

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Transgender Law Center (TLC) is the largest national trans-led organization advocating self-determination for all people. Grounded in legal expertise and committed to racial justice, TLC employs a variety of community-driven strategies to keep transgender and gender nonconforming people alive, thriving, and fighting for liberation.

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Transgender Law Center
PO Box 70976
Oakland, CA 94612-0976

phone: 510.587.9696
collect line for people in prison and detention: 510.380.8229

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