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What We Do

Immigration Equality is the nation’s leading LGBTQ and HIV-positive immigrant rights organization. Through direct legal services, policy advocacy, and impact litigation, we advocate for immigrants and families facing discrimination based on their sexual orientation, gender identity, or HIV status.

    Direct Legal Services

    In over 80 countries, it is a crime or fundamentally unsafe to be LGBTQ or HIV-positive. Worldwide, individuals face violence, prison time, or the death penalty due to their sexual orientation or…

    Impact Litigation

    Through our impact litigation, we seek to change discriminatory policies affecting LGBTQ and HIV-positive people. In these cases, we may only represent a small group of people, but our aim is to…

    2020 – 2023 Strategic Plan

    Immigration Equality completed an ambitious strategic planning process in 2020 to identify innovative, substantial actions that will build on our strengths and overcome barriers towards implementing our vision. The process resulted in the following articulation of our mission, vision, values, and priorities.