Immigration lawyers are gearing up to fight for their LGBT clients applying for marriage-based immigration visas. They say fears about being outed could stop some from applying.
Results related to “Marriage Equality”
by Imara Jones on June 26 2013, 2:07PM
The high court’s decision will mean LGBT couples of color will have access to more than 1,000 legal benefits through marriage.
In striking down the DOMA, the Supreme Court also settles a hotly debated issue immigration reform: should LGBT US citizens be allowed to sponsor their partners for green cards. Yes, the court says.
As many eyes turn to the Supreme Court’s ruling on federal recognition, advocates are also working to include LGBT rights in the upcoming reform bill.
by Jamilah King on June 19 2012, 10:14AM
Decades into the debate over sexuality, equal rights have become the dominant theme. But in cities across the South and Midwest, necessity has forced leaders to think more broadly about their communities, their politics and their tactics.
by Jamilah King on June 18 2012, 9:47AM
Kameron Slade spoke out for equality, but his school principal wasn’t too thrilled.
by Kenyon Farrow on May 11 2012, 9:01AM
Pundits are obsessing over what black voters think about same-sex marriage. It’s the wrong question. Strong, new coalitions are growing around a far broader social justice fight for all the relationships and families the right fears and demonizes.
by Congressman Michael Honda on July 22 2011, 9:50AM
The vice-chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus says New York and California have taken historic steps toward equal rights this month. Now, he argues, we must push for full equality, including immigration rights for same-sex couples.
by Asraa Mustufa on April 27 2011, 10:16AM
A new documentary brings to life Richard and Mildred Loving’s quiet activism against race-mixing laws at this week’s Tribeca Film Festival.
by Julianne Hing on April 15 2011, 2:09PM
Supporters have reintroduced it every other year since 2001, but it never gets past committee.
by Michelle Chen on August 7 2010, 9:32AM
A hate-crime killing and Judge Walker’s ruling speak to a spectrum of inequality from the county courthouse to a Brooklyn street.
by Michelle Chen on August 5 2010, 6:30AM
The Prop 8 ruling could change the meaning of the right to marry for couples facing other social barriers, including immigrants and people of color.