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Articles in Law Reviews and other publications can provide invaluable insight into how to proceed in difficult cases.  Please send us articles which you think should be included in this section.

Asylum Pitfalls May Await the Transgender Applicant, by Victoria Neilson, On the Issues Magazine, Summer 2009.

Immigration Law and the Transgender Client, by Victoria Neilson, originally published at Transgender Law: Challenging the Boundaries of Law and Gender, Touro Law Center, Journal of Race Gender and Ethnicity, Volume 4, Issue 2 (May 2009).

Immigration Law and the Transgender Client:  A Practical Guide and Introduction by Victoria Neilson, originally published in the American Immigration Lawyers Association Immigration Law Today, (September/October 2008).

The Gay Bar:  The Effect of the One-Year Filing Deadline on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and HIV-Positive Foreign Nationals Seeking Asylum or Withholding of Removal by Victoria Neilson & Aaron Morris, originally published at 8 New York City Law Review 233 (Summer 2005).

Uncharted Territory:  Choosing an Effective Approach in Transgender-Based Asylum Claims by Victoria Neilson, originally published at 32 Fordham Urb. L.J. 265 (2005).

Homosexual or Female? Applying Gender-Based Asylum Jurisprudence to Lesbian Asylum Claims by Victoria Neilson, originally published at 16 Stanford Law & Policy Review 417 (2005).

On the Positive Side:  Using a Foreign National’s HIV-Positive Status in Support of an Application to Remain in the United States (pdf) by Victoria Neilson, originally published at 19 AIDS & Public Policy Journal 45 (Spring/Summer 2004).

HIV-Based Persecution in Asylum and Immigration Decisions 2004 (pdf) by Victoria Neilson, originally published at 31 FALL-Hum Rts. 8 (Fall 2004).

Demand Immigration Equality by Victoria Neilson  [Note:  This article is one piece in the Inner Ocean publication 50 Ways to Support Lesbian & Gay Equality.  For more information or to order this book, click here.]