11/21/2014 11:56 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

5 Ways The President's Plan On Immigration Helps LGBT Immigrants

After seventeen months of House Republican’s refusing to pass immigration reform, President Obama followed the example of every president since Eisenhower, using his legal authority as president to take action on immigration. Thursday night, the President announced executive action to give nearly 5 million people the opportunity to gain temporary legal status in the United States, allowing them to come out of the shadows without fear of being separated from their families.

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