Last week, the Obama Administration told reporters they will continue denying green card applications filed by LGBT spouses.
In an in-depth report for ‘The Advocate,’ reporter Andrew Harmon noted that the White House’s decision will mean more uncertainty, and lives lived in legal limbo, despite the clear evidence that the President can, in fact, put a stop to the rejection letters LGBT couples are now receiving.
For couples facing separation, exile or undocumented status, the President’s inaction has serious, immediate consequences. Today, we are telling the President: We can’t wait.
Today, we’re launching a new campaign – My Family. Together. – to tell our families’ stories and to tell the President to stop denying our families the simple right to be lawfully together in the country they love.
Please stand with us by joining “My Family. Together.” today. Friend us on Facebook . . . Follow us on Twitter . . . Check out our Tumblr . . . and tune into our new YouTube channel as we unveil a series of video testimonials from families, lawmakers and allies who are joining our efforts to change the President’s mind.
Our first video, from Immigration Equality clients Bradford Wells & Anthony Makk, is online now. Watch it, share it on your social networks and ask your friends and family to join the campaign, too. In the coming days, we’ll have more messages from more champions – including prominent lawmakers and notable public figures – for you to share, too. And you can record your own video, asking the President to stand with us, and upload it on our new channel, too.
As I told ‘The Advocate’ last week, this boils down to a simple question: Whether the President supports keeping our families together, or forcing them apart.
Please join us today. Record your own, personal message. Tell President Obama that we all want, “My Family. Together.”
Let’s change the President’s mind . . .
. . . . Together