A Different Closet: Undocumented LGBT Immigrants

A Different Closet

A Different Closet

Undocumented LGBT Immigrants:
Harsh Realities Special Challenges

Available as a Live or Audiocast CLE Program

One of the hottest political issues of the current election cycle is that of immigration. Undocumented immigrants are being received by American society in a very different way than immigrants in the past. Undocumented LGBT immigrants in particular face unique legal and cultural issues. The goal of this program is delve into the legal and cultural issues faced by being an undocumented LGBT Asian immigrant in the United States in 2016.


Moderator David J. Alfini, Partner at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

Nishan Bhaumik
Equal Justice Works Fellow
New York City Anti-Violence Project

Rose Cuison-Villazor
Professor of Law
UC Davis School of Law

Apphia Kumar
Board Chair


July 27, 2016

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
800 Third Avenue
13th Floor
New York, New York

Wine, beer and light
fare provided

1 hour of CLE credit is pending for this program

Register for the Live or Audiocast Program

NQAPIA in the News

Our “Family is Still Family” Campaign is the first of its kind. This campaign features (1) multilingual public service announcements featured on Asian ethnic television channels, (2) a 12-city tour of family acceptance workshops, (3) multilingual leaflets translated in 19 Asian languages. On tv, in person, and by print, API families have a variety of resources that offer the powerful message family is still family, love is still love. Read more about the work that we’re doing through LGBT and Asian ethnic news:

MSNBC, May 29, 2016
‘Family is still family’ in LGBT ad campaign

Windy City Times, May 25, 2016
Group launches LGBTQ ads targeting Asian/Pacific Islander families

The Pride LA, May 19, 2016
Campaigning for greater Asian LGBT acceptance: ‘Family Is Still Family’

The Advocate, May 18, 2016
This Ad Campaign on Being Asian and LGBT Is Overdue

Korea Daily, May 18, 2016
성소수자 자녀는 죄인이 아닙니다

NBC News/NBC Asian America, May 18, 2016
‘Family Is Still Family’: Bilingual PSAs Bring Support, Community to LGBT Families

Korea Daily, May 18, 2016
내 몸이 내게 맞지 않는 거 같아

Singtao USA, May 18, 2016

Korea Times, May 18, 2016
미주 한국일보 : “성소수자 아이들에 관심을…”

Voice of America, May 17, 2016
Asian-American Parents Struggle to Accept LGBT Children

Huffington Post Queer Voices, May 17, 2016
Coming Out to Our Asian Parents: Family Is Still Family

Gay Star News, May 16, 2016
Asian parents encouraged to ‘open the closet door’ for their LGBT kids in major new campaign

Asian American Parents Open Closet Door for LGBT Kids

Windy City Times, May 11, 2016
Asian parents show support for LGBT children in new PSAs

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