LGBTQ members of the migrant caravan members have already complained about discriminating behaviour that they have received from fellow migrants. They might have to face more discrimination at the border of United States.
To avoid the extreme violence in their native country, almost 7000 Central American people have started for the United States. According to the reports, a band of 80 LGBTQ individuals have broken off from the main caravan. They said that they were compelled to take such decision because of the discrimination that they faced in the caravan.
Their toil related to discrimination will be continuing even after they reach the US border, the sources informed. Due to transphobia and homophobia, LGBTQ asylum seekers face more danger than others.
However, the major problem that they face upon arrival is providing evidence for their sexual or gender identity. In past, the physical appearance of the person was considered to be the deciding factor. Now, however, the judges prod the asylum seeker to tell a coming out story so that they can judge whether the person is a member of the LGBTQ community. It might seem an improvement, but there is still some difficulty that needs to be overcome.