Senator Kerry Calls on Obama Administration Not to Deny Green Card Petition Filed by Jackie & Gloria, Seeks to Prevent Deportation to Pakistan: VIDEO

Senator Kerry Calls on Obama Administration Not to Deny Green Card Petition Filed by Jackie & Gloria, Seeks to Prevent Deportation to Pakistan: VIDEO

May 8th, 2012

Last November, Jackie and Gloria shared their story with The DOMA Project.  Jackie and Gloria met when they were college students, after Gloria came to the United States from Pakistan on a student visa. Now a happily married couple in[...]

FIGHTING TO STAY TOGETHER: Inger and Philippa Forced Apart  by DOMA For Now, Brought Closer with Wedding Vows

FIGHTING TO STAY TOGETHER: Inger and Philippa Forced Apart by DOMA For Now, Brought Closer with Wedding Vows

April 19th, 2012

In just a few days I will be forced to leave my wife, our child, and our home behind in the United States because our family isn't recognized or respected under the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).  Last September, my family[...]

Married Gay Couple, Sean and Steven, Fights DOMA Deportation in NYC Immigration Court

Married Gay Couple, Sean and Steven, Fights DOMA Deportation in NYC Immigration Court

April 2nd, 2012

Tomorrow Sean and Steven will appear before a New York Immigration Judge to argue that Steven should not be deported to his native Colombia, where he has not lived for more than 12 years. (Read Sean's original post here: "Eight[...]

Five Binational Couples File Lawsuit Challenging DOMA in Federal District Court in New York: Will Obama Administration Finally Implement Abeyance Policy?

Five Binational Couples File Lawsuit Challenging DOMA in Federal District Court in New York: Will Obama Administration Finally Implement Abeyance Policy?

April 2nd, 2012

  DOMA CHALLENGE BY FIVE BINATIONAL COUPLES FILED IN FEDERAL COURT IN THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK OBAMA ADMINISTRATION SHOULD IMMEDIATELY PUT A HOLD ON ALL “DOMA” GREEN CARD CASES UNTIL CASE IS DECIDED Obama DOJ Likely to Again Enter This Litigation[...]

Sign Our Petition to President Obama: Stop Denying Our Green Card Petitions, Stop Tearing Apart LGBT Families

Sign Our Petition to President Obama: Stop Denying Our Green Card Petitions, Stop Tearing Apart LGBT Families

March 20th, 2012

SIGN OUR PETITION BELOW TO SAVE BRIAN & ALFONSO'S MARRIAGE TAKE A STAND FOR ALL COUPLES FACING  DEPORTATION, SEPARATION OR EXILE BECAUSE OF DOMA In San Francisco on March 22, Brian Willingham and Alfonso Garcia will face the worst nightmare of any gay or[...]

Brian & Alfonso Fight DOMA Deportation in San Francisco Immigration Court on March 22, After More Than A Decade Together

Brian & Alfonso Fight DOMA Deportation in San Francisco Immigration Court on March 22, After More Than A Decade Together

March 18th, 2012

October 31, 2001 When I went into San Francisco that night I wasn’t planning on meeting my soul mate. My plan was to hang out with friends and enjoy watching all the party goers in their Halloween costumes. That all changed[...]

VIDEO: Satyam and Tonja, Lesbian Couple in Atlanta, Share Their Story, and Devastating Consequences of DOMA

VIDEO: Satyam and Tonja, Lesbian Couple in Atlanta, Share Their Story, and Devastating Consequences of DOMA

March 13th, 2012

Satyam and Tonja shared their video and this story with us recently. It is cross-posted here with their permission. In 2001, Satyam came to the United States from Nepal as an international student to attend the University of Maine. Ultimately, she graduated with[...]

The DOMA Project Teams Up with the DeVote Campaign to Create a Series of Video Vignettes of Married Binational Couples Fighting DOMA

The DOMA Project Teams Up with the DeVote Campaign to Create a Series of Video Vignettes of Married Binational Couples Fighting DOMA

March 12th, 2012

Cross posted from The Devote Campaign: "The DeVote Campaign is excited and honored to join forces with Lavi Soloway and The DOMA Project to personalize and publicize the plight of binational same-sex couples struggling to remain together in the U.S.[...]

American Dream Interrupted: 18 Years After Arriving in the US, Jaime Marries Walid, But Now Fears They May Become DOMA Refugees

American Dream Interrupted: 18 Years After Arriving in the US, Jaime Marries Walid, But Now Fears They May Become DOMA Refugees

March 10th, 2012

I came to the United States as a teenager escaping political persecution. My family and I escaped Cuba in the middle of the night by boat. My brother had also escaped Cuba in a boat a year earlier. We knew[...]

VIDEO: Brian & Anton: One Year After Stopping Valentine's Day Deportation, the Couple Attends Green Card Interview Based on Their Marriage

VIDEO: Brian & Anton: One Year After Stopping Valentine's Day Deportation, the Couple Attends Green Card Interview Based on Their Marriage

March 8th, 2012

Watch the video.  Filmmakers, Gregory and Guillermo, traveled to Philadelphia last month to meet with Brian and Anton, a married binational couple, on the eve of a very important interview. Last year, Anton was scheduled to be deported on Valentine's Day.[...]

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