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LGBT Families: Green Light for Green Cards? Yes! But It Can Still Be Complicated

Bob Bragar | Posted 10.06.2013 | Gay Voices
Bob Bragar

In my work advising LGBT couples and families on the U.S. immigration process, I find that the procedures, in the best of times, can be complex and confusing for the average person. And some cases are particularly challenging, especially if there has been a history of immigration problems.

Immigration for Same-Sex Spouses in a Post-DOMA World

Scott Titshaw | Posted 09.25.2013 | Gay Voices
Scott Titshaw

Without DOMA, the federal validity of same-sex marriages will depend on state law, but it is not always clear which state law applies after married couples cross state lines: What happens when a couple is married in Massachusetts but lives in Georgia?

Who Is Overseeing Immigration Detention?

Christina Fialho | Posted 09.21.2013 | Politics
Christina Fialho

Staff training varies dramatically from one facility to the next, with many facility officers receiving no specialized training on immigration policies and how to work with victims of torture and persecution, battered immigrants, trafficked persons, and others needing special attention.

Same-Sex Couples Benefited By DOMA Ruling

San Bernardino County Sun, Calif. | Ryan Hagen | Posted 09.01.2013 | Latino Voices

Javier Hernandez celebrated the Supreme Court's decision to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act for the same reason many others did, but he also h...

Elise Foley

LGBT Activists Stand By Immigration Reform, Even After Loss

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Although Democrats abandoned same-sex couple provisions in immigration reform legislation on Tuesday, LGBT activists will continue to su...

Elise Foley

Hispanic Caucus: Don't Leave Binational Same-Sex Couples Out Of Immigration Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigration reform leaders in the Congressional Hispanic Caucus called Wednesday for a comprehensive reform bill to include recognition ...