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It Works! DOMA Decision Stops Deportation Of Gay Immigrant

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 06.26.2013 | Gay Voices

The Supreme Court's landmark decision to strike down parts of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and essentially nullify California's gay marriage ban...

Elise Foley

Binational LGBT Couple On DOMA: 'We Have Our Lives Back'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Judy Rickard rose early in California on Wednesday, opened SCOTUSblog and waited, with her wife, Karin Bogliolo, at her side. Rickard ha...

Elise Foley

Hundreds Of Amendments Filed To Immigration Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Some of the potential pitfalls for the bipartisan Senate immigration reform bill came into focus on Tuesday when Judiciary Committee mem...

Elise Foley

White House: Immigration Reform Could Exclude Gay Couples

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House press secretary Jay Carney said Thursday that the president supports LGBT inclusion in immigration reform, but wouldn't reje...

Elise Foley

Patrick Leahy: Same-Sex Exclusion In Immigration Law Not Just 'Social Issue'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) will reintroduce the Uniting American Families Act on Wednesday, increasing the ...

Emily Swanson

Americans Support Same-Sex Couples In Immigration Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

More Americans support than oppose allowing gay and lesbian citizens to sponsor foreign spouses for U.S. residency, but support for LGBT equality in i...

Elise Foley

Same-Sex Couples Sue To Stop DOMA Discrimination On Green Cards

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Five same-sex couples that are unable to obtain green cards for a foreign-born partner filed a lawsuit on Monday against the Defense of ...

Gutierrez: Immigration Bill Should Include Rights For Same-Sex Couples

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Hopes that foreign-born partners of gay and lesbian Americans could follow the same path to citizenship as heterosexual spouses got a boost today when...