Author Archives: Immigration Equality

Deportation can be a death sentence for LGBT immigrants

In the next few weeks, the Obama administration will have deported 2 million people. On April 5th, Immigration Equality will stand in solidarity with NDLON (the National Day Laborer Organizing Network) and organizations across the country to raise our collective voice in a National Day of Action for Deportation Relief. Read more

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If you seek marriage equality, look about you

By Brandon Edward Miller When our wedding ceremony took place in Flint, Michigan in August 2011, Michigan was still one of the majority of states without marriage equality, so Chai … Read more

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A Survey to Explore the Experiences of Same-Sex Binational Couples

If you are part of a same-sex binational couple, you are invited to participate in an online survey. The goal of this study is to learn about the challenges faced by same-sex binational couples. The study is being conducted by Dr. Nadine Nakamura with The University of La Verne. Read more

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Understanding the Experiences of Same-Sex Binational Couples

Individuals in same-sex binational couples are wanted for a study aimed to better understand the experience of being in a same-sex binational relationship. The goal of this study is to learn about the challenges faced by same-sex binational couples through individual interviews. Read more

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Our Families and Allies, in the Headlines

The past week has seen tremendous public attention, press coverage and ally support for LGBT immigrant families. From ‘The Washington Post’ to ‘The Colbert Report,’ major national news outlets have featured the voices of those working to ensure that immigration reform legislation includes our families. Read more

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