We need the president to go beyond familial ties and deliver a broad executive order that recognizes all the distinct barriers that uniquely vulnerable LGBT immigrants face. When deported, many LGBT individuals experience threats, violence, rape, and even death in their countries of origin. They need a safe haven, not a return to the persecution they fled.
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Sadly, for many couples the celebration was short lived. Despite the court's ruling, many binational couples still cannot legally stay together in America. Why? Because the discriminatory legal treatment we faced in the decades before U.S. v. Windsor haunts us still.
The political gesture follows on the heels of Secretary of State John Kerry's announcement last Friday at the U.S. embassy
"It makes a mockery of the victory of marriage equality to know that the most powerful government in this country, the federal
The DOMA decision aids binational LGBT couples; Senators formally added an amendment on Wednesday that increases border security measures in the "gang of eight" immigration bill.
"Does that mean it's over?" Bogliolo asked. "We have our lives back," said Rickard, who has told their story at the White
WASHINGTON -- Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) had to make what the New York senator called an "excruciating
From a pure political perspective, supporting inclusion of same-sex couples in the immigration reform bill should be a slam
They were right. When they met, they said, it was love at first sight. They were married in Newtown, Conn., in 2011, when