The DOMA Project Reacts to Policy Granting Deferred Action and Employment Authorization to Dream Act Immigrants

The DOMA Project Reacts to Policy Granting Deferred Action and Employment Authorization to Dream Act Immigrants

June 15th, 2012

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano released a three-page memorandum directing U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to offer "deferred action" to certain young persons who were brought[...]

Daniel and Yohandel To Celebrate Their Anniversary By Filing For A Green Card and Fighting For Full Equality

Daniel and Yohandel To Celebrate Their Anniversary By Filing For A Green Card and Fighting For Full Equality

June 12th, 2012

This is a story about true love at first sight, a story about immigration rights, justice and of the hope that comes from fighting for freedom and full equality. Daniel and I met last summer while he was vacationing in Miami[...]

VIDEO: For Thousands of Binational Couples Like Jackie & Gloria, The Fight Continues For The Right to Be Together

VIDEO: For Thousands of Binational Couples Like Jackie & Gloria, The Fight Continues For The Right to Be Together

June 7th, 2012

Every day in this country, thousands of legally married lesbian and gay couples, like Jackie and Gloria, fight for something most of us take for granted -- the simple right to be together. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nWakfEImGqA On February 22, 2012, San Francisco Judge Jeffrey[...]

Tom & Glen Fall in Love, Get Married and File a Green Card Petition. Help Us Keep Them Together.

Tom & Glen Fall in Love, Get Married and File a Green Card Petition. Help Us Keep Them Together.

June 4th, 2012

Thursday September 24, 2009 was the day our lives changed. On that day I met Glen while on a visit to San Francisco from New York. It was quickly apparent that Glen was from Australia. He, too, was visiting, with[...]

Press Release: Married Binational Lesbian Couple in Massachusetts Reacts to First Circuit DOMA Ruling

Press Release: Married Binational Lesbian Couple in Massachusetts Reacts to First Circuit DOMA Ruling

June 1st, 2012

Married Massachusetts lesbian couple fighting for greencard react to court ruling finding DOMA unconstitutional. Court ruling strengthens the case that the federal government must start protecting married same-sex couples from deportations, put green card cases on hold. For Immediate Release Contact: Lavi[...]

Our Green Card Interview: A Chance for One Lesbian Couple to Share Their Story and to Address Harm Caused By DOMA

Our Green Card Interview: A Chance for One Lesbian Couple to Share Their Story and to Address Harm Caused By DOMA

May 31st, 2012

A milestone is one of a series of numbered markers placed along a road at intervals of one mile that serve to reassure travellers that the proper path is being followed, or a single date during which a certain phase[...]

Here Come The Voices of Change: Producer Brynn Gelbard Reflects on Our Recent Trip to Boston, New York and Charlotte

Here Come The Voices of Change: Producer Brynn Gelbard Reflects on Our Recent Trip to Boston, New York and Charlotte

May 29th, 2012

It’s been nearly a week since I returned home to Los Angeles from the first road-trip collaboration between The DeVote Campaign and The DOMA Project. From Boston to North Carolina, we interviewed seven married binational same-sex couples who are struggling[...]

Boston Globe Editorial Features Senator's Kerry Advocacy for Jackie & Gloria, Who Seek Abeyance for Green Card Petition

Boston Globe Editorial Features Senator's Kerry Advocacy for Jackie & Gloria, Who Seek Abeyance for Green Card Petition

May 20th, 2012

  Today's Boston Globe editorial reported on the denials of green card petitions for same-sex binational spouses under the Defense of Marriage Act and called for equal treatment of same-sex spouses for the purposes of immigration. The editorial told the story[...]

Victory! Boston Immigration Judge Grants Reprieve To Dwayne and Bolivar, Postpones Deportation Proceedings

Victory! Boston Immigration Judge Grants Reprieve To Dwayne and Bolivar, Postpones Deportation Proceedings

May 17th, 2012

Today, a Boston Immigration Judge postponed further deportation proceedings for Dwayne and Bolivar, a married, gay binational couple who have lived together in rural Maine for almost ten years.  Overruling the strenuous objection of the ICE Assistant Chief Counsel, the[...]

Dwayne & Bolivar: After Nine Years Together, Married Maine Couple Heads to Immigration Court on May 17 to Fight DOMA Deportation

Dwayne & Bolivar: After Nine Years Together, Married Maine Couple Heads to Immigration Court on May 17 to Fight DOMA Deportation

May 12th, 2012

Almost a decade ago, I finally escaped one of the most discriminatory countries in Latin America for gay men -- Venezuela. Being gay in Venezuela was never an option for me, and it never will be. On August 18, 2002, I was lucky enough[...]

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