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Immigration Equality Video Features LGBTQ Refugees, Highlights Benefits of Asylum

International
The short film features three Immigration Equality clients from around the world discussing why they sought asylum, their experiences in immigration detention, what asylum has meant for them, and their contributions to the U.S. as they have built new lives in New York City. ...
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New Guidance Issued on Detention of Transgender Immigrants

The National Center for Transgender Equality, the National Immigrant Justice Center, United We Dream, Immigration Equality, and the Human Rights Campaign issued a joint statement welcoming the developments, but requested more from ICE.
Politics
The National Center for Transgender Equality, the National Immigrant Justice Center, United We Dream, Immigration Equality, and the Human Rights Campaign issued a joint statement welcoming the developments, but requested more from ICE. ...
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Arcus: 13 Executive Directors Added to Leadership

Charlene Carruthers (director, Black Youth Project 100) named to Arcus post. Photo: Arcus
National
The Arcus Foundation have announced the selection of 13 executive directors to participate in the Arcus Leadership Fellowship. ...
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The Russian Tide: 34% Increase in U.S. Asylum Seekers

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Top News National International
The Department of Homeland Security shows 969 Russians have applied for asylum in the 2014 fiscal year, a 34 percent increase from 2012. ...
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So You’re Married, Good Luck Getting Divorced

Top News Politics
Ever since Massachusetts became the first state to allow same-sex marriages in 2002, many couples in Georgia have traveled to a marriage equality jurisdiction and tied the knot. When Georgia's newly gay married couples return home, however, they face a legal landscape that is stuck in time at 2004. ...
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Appeals Court Reverses Immigration Deportation

Top News International
"Anthony" is a pseudonym, because the immigrant seeking relief has requested anonymity based on his fear that if he is identified as a gay man, he will be tortured and killed if he is removed to Jamaica. ...
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Immigration Judge: You’re Not Gay Enough to Stay

Top News International
"Anthony" is a pseudonym, because the immigrant seeking relief has requested anonymity based on his fear that if he is identified as a gay man, he will be tortured and killed if he is removed to Jamaica. ...
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