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Immigration Reform is an LGBT Issue

Written by on March 26, 2013 in Constitution, Courts, DOMA, Immigration Law, Reform, Supreme Court with 0 Comments
Immigration Reform is an LGBT Issue

By Victoria Neilson, Legal Director, Immigration Equality This week the U.S. Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments in two cases, Hollingsworth v. Perry and United States v. Windsor, that will forever change the course of the struggle for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) equality.  While we are hopeful that the Court will strike down […]

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Including LGBT Immigrants in Immigration Reform Helps Protect Vulnerable Individuals

Including LGBT Immigrants in Immigration Reform Helps Protect Vulnerable Individuals

Roughly 11 million unauthorized immigrants live in the United States, and their backgrounds and stories are incredibly diverse. DREAM activists helped to change the picture of the 11 million by shining light on young people affected by our broken immigration system, while grassroots movements are highlighting the stories of families.  But a new report from […]

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President Lays Out His Vision For Immigration Reform

President Lays Out His Vision For Immigration Reform

After eight Republican and Democratic senators yesterday released their framework for comprehensive immigration reform, President Obama laid out his administration’s vision today of what he thinks should be included in the bill to overhaul the nation’s immigration system. He praised the bipartisan principles, which mirror the White House’s 2011 blueprint for immigration reform. “At this […]

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