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Ask A Lawyer: Immigration Issues Part Three

LEGAL | 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!

Ask A Lawyer: Immigration Issues Part Two

LEGAL | 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

NATIONAL | 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.

Ask A Lawyer: Immigration Issues

LEGAL | By EDGE | Apr 16
Questions answered for bi-national LGBT couples.

Obama Says Immigration, Minimum Wage Top Agenda

NATIONAL | By Charles Babington | Feb 14
President Barack Obama said Friday that top priorities for Congress should be increasing the minimum wage and overhauling the immigration system, while acknowledging that election year politics could complicate the effort.

100 Women Arrested For Protesting Inaction on Immigration Reform

POLITICS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 17
One hundred women, plus more than 20 undocumented immigrants, were arrested in Washington, DC on Sept. 12 for protesting the House of Representatives inaction on comprehensive immigration reform.

Persecuted Gay Immigrant Allowed to Stay in US

Federal judges have permitted a gay Filipino immigrant to stay in the U.S. despite deportation orders because he has suffered persecution for his sexual orientation in his native land.

Court Stops Dallas Suburb’s Immigrant Renters Law

HOME | By Nomaan Merchant | Jul 23
A Dallas suburb can’t enforce a law that bans immigrants in the United States without legal permission from renting apartments, a federal appeals court said Monday.

Immigration Mired, Early Term II Wins Elude Obama

NATIONAL | By Jim Kuhnhenn | Jul 12
Growing uncertainty over a sweeping immigration overhaul measure has dimmed expectations for a big summertime achievement and left President Barack Obama still in search of a marquee legislative accomplishment to mark his second four years.

Broad Immigration Bill Cruising to Senate Passage

NATIONAL | By David Espo and Erica Werner | Jun 26
Far-reaching immigration legislation cruised toward passage in the Senate on Wednesday as House Republicans pushed ahead on a different approach that cracks down on millions living in the United States illegally rather than offerin a chance at citizenship

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