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EQCA Plans Data, Immigration Work for 2015

LOCAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Dec 20
In its year-end report, released this week, the statewide LGBT advocacy group Equality California laid out rough outlines of its plans for 2015, which include more engagement in data collection, immigration reform, and health care.

Groups Demand Humane Treatment for LGBTs in Immigration Detention

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 10
This Human Rights Day, LGBT and human rights groups are calling for human treatment for LGBT people in immigration detention facilities in the United States.

Ask An Immigration Lawyer :: What You Need to Know About the New Immigration Reforms

LEGAL | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 2
President Obama announced on November 20th 2014 a new package of immigration reforms called the Immigration Accountability Executive Action. Here's what you need to know.

Ask An Immigration Lawyer: Executive Orders, Immigration Reform, and the Conservative Approach

LEGAL | By EDGE | Nov 17
Rumors about imminent immigration reform through executive order have stirred up excitement. But there's a safer way to proceed than risking everything on the shifting winds of politics.

Obama on GOP Shutdown Threat: Nonsense!

POLITICS | Nov 16
President Barack Obama says the threat of a government shutdown by Republicans doesn't affect the timing of his executive action on immigration.

Republicans Mull Response to Obama on Immigration

NATIONAL | By Erica Werner | Nov 15
House Republicans debated Friday how to respond to President Barack Obama's expected executive action on immigration, with GOP leaders anxious to craft a solution that satisfies the demands of their most conservative members.

Ask an Immigration Lawyer :: Getting a Visa for My Boyfriend

LEGAL | By EDGE | Aug 12
As the partner (married or not) -- of a foreign national residing and working in the U.S., you can get a temporary visa based on the fact that you're in a relationship with a same-sex partner and reside in the same household.

Advocates Seek to Empower LGBT Immigrants

POLITICS | By Chris Carson | Sep 22
When Amy Lin pulled her mother aside and said, "I like girls too, are you okay with that?" her mother, who moved Lin to the U.S. from Taiwan when Lin was 12, looked at her and said, "It doesn’t matter, that’s what America is for."

100 Women Arrested For Protesting Inaction on Immigration Reform

POLITICS | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 17
One hundred women, plus more than 20 undocumented immigrants, were arrested in Washington, DC on Sept. 12 for protesting the House of Representatives inaction on comprehensive immigration reform.

GOP Fault Lines Emerging on Social Issues

POLITICS | By Ken Thomas | Jul 2
Pivotal developments on two cultural issues - immigration reform and gay marriage - offer an early preview of potential fault lines among Republicans weighing White House bids in 2016.

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