Immigration Reform

Immigration Reform

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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Murray Proposes New Initiatives to Serve Immigrants Living in Seattle

Top News Politics Local
Seattle is home to 68,000 legal permanent residents eligible to become citizens; a total of 180,000 people eligible for citizenship live across Washington. ...
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Immigrant Youth Activists Unite to Demand Immediate Release of Yordy Cancino

Top News Politics
Yordy Cancino has lived in the U.S. since he was a child and is one of many undocumented youth leading GSAs and making schools safer across the country. ...
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50 LGBTQ Organizations Endorse Campaign to End Deportations

Top News Politics
A broad coalition of 50-plus LGBTQ organizations endorsed deportation campaign protests and marches on April 4-5, 2014. ...
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The Affordable Care Act and the ‘Unreachable Community’

Top News Editorial Health
The government is attempting to offer a valuable service with the Affordable Care Act, but the disenfranchised are unwilling to budge. Can you blame them? ...
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Immigration Reform Debunked in Seattle Workshop

Local
The Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) will present Marriage Equality, Green Cards & You on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 in the Calamus Auditorium. ...
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Maine Sees More Than 1500 Gay Marriages In First Year

Top News National
More than 1,500 same-sex couples have tied the knot in Maine. With same-sex marriage legal in 18 states now, a total of 9,524 couples have wed in the United States. ...
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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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