Topics :: immigration reform
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By Conswella Bennett | Tuesday May 21, 2013
Though LGBT groups remain optimistic on an inclusive LGBT immigration bill, some have raised concern that the gay amendments could destroy the bill’s chances of becoming law.
By Michelle Lim | Sunday Apr 28, 2013
LGBTs and their allies stood together on April 10 to demand that the Gang of 8 deliver comprehensive immigration reform.
By Akeem Favor | Tuesday Apr 16, 2013
Recognizing its dwindling base and lack of minorities, the Grand Old Party has quickly repositioned itself as more welcoming, setting off a sea change in their involvement in LGBT issues.
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 Les Spindle | Saturday Jul 21, 2012
When a Philippina lesbian and her adult son were threatened with deportation, they cried foul, noting that the plaintiff, Jane DeLeon, was legally married to her same-sex partner, a U.S. citizen. A class-action suit followed.
By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jun 26, 2012
In the euphoria over recent marriage-equality wins, have we forgotten equally important issues?
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.
By Kilian Melloy | Friday Jul 16, 2010
Some Democrats are seeking to bolster an immigration reform package by including a bill that would give gay and lesbian Americans the same rights to sponsor committed lifetime partners from abroad that straight Americans enjoy.
By Kilian Melloy | Monday May 3, 2010
Under a framework for proposed legislation, gay and lesbian Americans in committed partnerships with same-sex significant others could gain the same right to help their loved ones become citizens that is currently enjoyed by heterosexuals.
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