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Amy K.R. Zaske, Love Knows No Borders—The Same-Sex Marriage Debate and Immigration Laws, 32 Wm. Mitchell L. Rev. 625-653 (2006)

Zaske describes the history and current content of U.S. immigration laws which impact homosexuals.  Zaske goes on to discuss the Permanent Partners Immigration Act . A comparative analysis of immigration laws from other countries is included in Zaske’s analysis of how PPIA may be implemented.

Same-sex Marriage

Vermont Is Now Home To Four More People...Legally, Due to DOMA and a Change In Immigration Status

The Uniting American Families Act plus the legalization of same sex marriage allowed two couples who hoped to gain permanent residency in Vermont to breathe a sigh of relief. 34 more words

Immigration Reform

The Pledge For Full LGBT Equality.

OMAHA, NE – For Decades the LGBT Community has fought for equality, but has only reached it one single piece of legislation at a time. The following is an answer to that.  408 more words


Demand fair immigration reform

Today, the bipartisan “gang of eight” senators introduced legislation to fix our broken immigration system. The Task Force believes that immigration is an LGBT issue and we’re dedicated to ensuring that Congress passes fair and humane immigration reform this year. 163 more words

Senate hearing on immigration highlights need for comprehensive reform

The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing today on comprehensive immigration reform at which Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and a panel of witnesses testified. 209 more words

Task Force applauds reintroduction of Uniting American Families Act in Congress

The Task Force applauds today’s reintroduction of the Uniting American Families Act (UAFA) by U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) in the U.S. House. This overdue legislation would allow Americans to sponsor their same-sex permanent partners for legal residency in the United States, a right under immigration law that is currently afforded to married opposite-sex couples. 141 more words

Dead Citizens Have More Rights Than Gay Citizens

When it comes to sponsoring a husband or wife for a green card, you’re better off dead than gay.

That’s because a U.S. citizen in a binational, heterosexual marriage can petition to get an immigrant visa for his or her spouse. 279 more words