The Department of Homeland Security should follow the Bureau of Prison’s lead and take steps to reduce—and ultimately eliminate—its use of private prisons.
Issue Brief As Medicaid celebrates its 51st birthday, recent and future changes to the program can help ensure that its benefits reach everyone who needs them, including LGBT people and their families.
Religious exemptions in federal guidelines to address sexual abuse of children undermine their efficacy.
Even with marriage equality, same-sex couples continue to face separation under U.S. immigration laws.
Fact Sheet Tests in four states reveal that transgender homeless women face discrimination in accessing shelter.
Issue Brief Companies’ quest for greater profits is expanding the immigration custody system at the expense of the health, safety, and rights of immigrants.
The U.S. Department of State’s recent inclusion of same-sex partners as a family reunification refugee priority category will improve access to the refugee program for LGBT families.
Video Learn more about why LGBT people can still face discrimination when attempting to buy or rent a home.
Interactive Data analysis provides insight into the countries that LGBT asylum seekers come from and their experiences in the asylum process.
Una solicitud de la Ley de Libertad de Información, o FOIA (por sus siglas en ingles), presentada por el Center for American Progress el 8 de octubre del 2014, revelo que estas medidas no son efectivas en proteger los inmigrantes lesbianos, homosexuales, bisexuales, y transgéneros, o LGBT.
Data obtained by CAP through a Freedom of Information Act request reveal that Immigration and Customs Enforcement elected to detain 68 percent of LGBT immigrants who were eligible for release in fiscal year 2014.
Although immigration policies have become more inclusive since the Immigration and Nationality Act, which explicitly excluded LGBT immigrants from entering the United States, further reforms are needed to create a fairer immigration system.
The federal government still lacks enumerated nondiscrimination protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. Congress needs to ensure fairness for all people in every area of life.