lgbt immigration

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.
Correction on August 7 at 2:30pm ET: An earlier version of this story identified the visa as the first occasion during which
The Supreme Court's landmark decision to strike down parts of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and essentially nullify
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.
"So much remains to be done in order for all of America’s immigrant families to be able to live with dignity, pursue their
"You've got me on immigration, you don't have me on marriage," he said. "I just can't tell you more directly. If you want
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
I thought about lying. Her question reminded me of how cruel and violent my father had been with me when I was a child in