asylum, transgender, immigration


This Article focuses on individuals who believe that they are born with the wrong anatomical sex and who suffer persecution as a result of their transgender identity. The Article discusses existing precedent in the context of transgender asylum seekers and suggests possible theories for framing successful transgender asylum claims.



To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.