Monday, August 19, 2019

Gay Rights and Immigration Advocacy Groups Challenge Defense of Marriage Act

A letter signed by more than 50 gay rights and immigration advocacy groups was sent to the White House on Monday asking President Obama to hold immigration cases involving Americans seeking legal residency visas for their same-sex partners until the Supreme Court issues a decision on gay marriage next year. These gay rights and immigrant […]

Recent Deportation Ruling brings Hope to Same-sex Couples facing Separation

News of the decision by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to halt the deportation of a man in a civil union is simultaneously drawing the spotlight on two hot button issues, immigration reform and the Defense of Marriage Act, and offering hope to same-sex couples threatened with separation. The Gay immigration rights movement is often […]

U.S. Judge Suspends Deportation of Argentine Gay Spouse

A New York judge suspended the deportation of the foreign-born same-sex partner of an American citizen last week, granting them time to petition for federal recognition of their marriage. After government attorneys agreed that Argentine-bore Monica Alcota’s marriage to Cristina Ojeda, a U.S. citizen, should allow her to remain in the country, Judge Terry A. […]