Topics :: Immigration Equality

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Will the LGBTQ Community Fight for Its Immigrant Family?

By Maria Dominguez | Apr 15
Within a presidential administration that promises persecution - and prosecution - of immigrants, those in the LGBTQ community who fight for immigrants' rights have an uphill battle ahead.

Advocates Look to ICE to Address Violence Against LGBTs In Immigration

By EDGE | Jan 16
LGBT advocates look to Sarah SaldaƱa, the next head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, to use her authority to address the increasing crisis of physical and sexual violence against LGBT and HIV-positive immigrants.

Groups Demand Humane Treatment for LGBTs in Immigration Detention

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 10
This Human Rights Day, LGBT and human rights groups are calling for human treatment for LGBT people in immigration detention facilities in the United States.

Ask an Immigration Lawyer :: Getting a Visa for My Boyfriend

By EDGE | Aug 12
As the partner (married or not) -- of a foreign national residing and working in the U.S., you can get a temporary visa based on the fact that you're in a relationship with a same-sex partner and reside in the same household.

Ask A Lawyer: Immigration Issues Part Three

By EDGE | Jun 27
This week marks the one year anniversary of the Supreme Court decision striking down parts of the Defense of Marriage Act. Does that make it easier for multi-national same-sex couples to remain in the country? - yes and no. Know your rights!

Immigration Law for the LGBT Community: Know Your Rights!

By Miriam Cronkhite | Jun 21
Since the defeat of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services now allows binational couples the same rights as everyone else. Find out what this means for you.

Ask A Lawyer: Immigration Issues Part Two

By EDGE | Jun 9
Since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act, our community has had equal immigration rights under Federal law.

Man Seeks Green Card After US Husband Dies

By Amy Taxin | Apr 22
A 72-year-old Australian man widowed by his American husband of more than three decades is renewing his pitch for a green card since the Obama administration eased policies on gay marriage.

Advocates Seek to Empower LGBT Immigrants

By Chris Carson | Sep 22
When Amy Lin pulled her mother aside and said, "I like girls too, are you okay with that?" her mother, who moved Lin to the U.S. from Taiwan when Lin was 12, looked at her and said, "It doesn’t matter, that’s what America is for."

Gay Binational Couple Fights Feds

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jul 25
A Mexican-born San Francisco man is being held in Pennsylvania for a visa violation while his husband, a U.S. citizen, tries to get him out.

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