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Williams Institute Releases New Data on LGBT Immigrant Families

A new Williams Institute study finds there are an estimated 28,500 binational same-sex couples in which one partner is a U.S. citizen and one is not, and nearly 11,500 same-sex couples in which neither partner is a U.S. citizen. Read more

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Nadler, Pelosi and 67 Members of Congress Urge Immigration Officials to Consider LGBT Family Ties in Deportation Cases

Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), the ranking Democrat on the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and lead sponsor of the Uniting American Families Act, was joined by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and 67 additional Members of Congress in pushing to protect LGBT binational families from unnecessary deportations. Read more

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Immigration Equality Action Fund Praises Senate Introduction of LGBT-Inclusive Comprehensive Immigration Reform

For Immediate Release June 22, 2011 Contact:  Steve Ralls (202) 347-7007 / sralls@immigrationequality.org Immigration Equality Action Fund Praises Senate Introduction of LGBT-Inclusive Comprehensive Immigration Reform Washington, DC – Immigration Equality … Read more

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Immigration Equality Calls on Immigration & Customs Enforcement to Broaden ‘Discretion’ Memo to Include Lesbian & Gay Families

For Immediate Release June 20, 2011 Contact:  Steve Ralls (202) 347-7007 / sralls@immigrationequality.org Immigration Equality Calls on Immigration & Customs Enforcement to Broaden ‘Discretion’ Memo to Include Lesbian & Gay … Read more

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Immigration Equality Files Amicus Brief Opposing Utah Immigration Law

Steve Ralls (202) 347-7007 sralls@immigrationequality.org Immigration Equality Files Amicus Brief Opposing Utah Immigration Law LGBT Immigration Group Says Law Would Punish Americans with Partners from Abroad JUNE … Read more

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