Topics :: Immigration Equality
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By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Feb 5, 2013
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said he expects the Senate to pass the immigration reform, which protects LGBT bi-national families, even though conservatives, including Sen. John McCain, have strongly opposed the idea.
By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Apr 4, 2012
Five same-sex immigrant couples filed a lawsuit in order to challenge DOMA. The federal law prohibits the couples from obtaining green cards even though they legally married in states that recognize marriage equality.
By Eric Miller | Friday Oct 28, 2011
Immigration inequality for bi-national same-sex couples was among myriad of topics discussed during this week’s Out and Equal Workplace Summit in Dallas.
By Michael K. Lavers | Wednesday Oct 5, 2011
Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz spoke at an Immigration Equality fundraiser in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Oct. 4.
By Megan Barnes | Friday Aug 19, 2011
Anthony John Makk continues to fight his possible deportation back to his native Australia after an immigration court last month denied him permanent residency as the spouse of an American citizen.
By Michael K. Lavers | Monday Mar 7, 2011
Federal authorities have ordered Rockville, Md., resident Edwin Echegoyen to surrender his partner Rodrigo Martinez for deportation on Wednesday, March 9. Martinez, who came to the United States from El Salvador on a tourist visa in 2003, fears he will suffer anti-gay persecution in his homeland.
By Matthew E. Pilecki | Friday Feb 18, 2011
While most couples celebrated Valentine’s Day over toasts of champagne, Anton Tanumihardja faced the very real possibility Immigration and Customs Enforcement would deport him to his native Indonesia by the end of the day.
By Joseph Erbentraut | Monday Jan 24, 2011
For those LGBT individuals seeking political asylum in the United States, the road may prove to be an ardous one. In fact, it may even more difficult today. EDGE’s Joe Erbentraut offers this report.
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