Mother's Day Present for North Carolina Lesbian Couple: BIA Rejects USCIS

Mother's Day Present for North Carolina Lesbian Couple: BIA Rejects USCIS "DOMA Denial" of Green Card Petition

May 14th, 2013

Just before Mother's Day this North Carolina family learned that the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) rejected the denial of the marriage-based green card petition they had filed last year. The BIA sent the case back to the U.S. Citizenship[...]

Missing Husband: David and Jason Spend Their Sixth Anniversary Apart, Separated by 6,000 Miles and DOMA

Missing Husband: David and Jason Spend Their Sixth Anniversary Apart, Separated by 6,000 Miles and DOMA

May 13th, 2013

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wyk4Qo2vCpA On May 12, 2007, I sat in a restaurant in West Hollywood swearing off men forever after a string of bad relationships. That was until my future husband walked in. My friend James noticed my distraction, took the lonely stranger’s plate[...]

Exiled in South Africa, Dan and Keith Meet with U.S. Consular Officials to Discuss DOMA's Impact

Exiled in South Africa, Dan and Keith Meet with U.S. Consular Officials to Discuss DOMA's Impact

May 12th, 2013

My name is Dan Brotman, and I am a 26-year-old dual American/Israeli citizen from Lexington, Massachusetts. For the past two years, I have been living in Cape Town with my South African fiancé, Keith Mienies. I arrived in Cape Town[...]

Online Workshop: Fiancé(e) Visa Petitions for Gay and Lesbian Couples after DOMA

Online Workshop: Fiancé(e) Visa Petitions for Gay and Lesbian Couples after DOMA

May 10th, 2013

In-Depth Information on Fiancé(e) Visa Petitions Online Workshop with Attorney Lavi Soloway In this workshop, DOMA Project co-founder, attorney Lavi Soloway, will provide in-depth information on fiancé(e) visa petitions for gay and lesbian binational couples.  This workshop is the fourth in a[...]

Rick and Gonzalo: Love Without Borders, Five Years Spent Fighting DOMA and Building a Life Together

Rick and Gonzalo: Love Without Borders, Five Years Spent Fighting DOMA and Building a Life Together

May 10th, 2013

  Rick and Gonzalo met online in the first days of January 2008. It was cold and dark in Northern California where Rick lived, but it was the middle of a hot summer in Cordoba, Argentina, which was Gonzalo's home. All[...]

Senator Leahy Introduces Amendment to Immigration Bill to Recognize Same-Sex Marriages

Senator Leahy Introduces Amendment to Immigration Bill to Recognize Same-Sex Marriages

May 10th, 2013

Leahy Proposes Two Amendments to Give Green Cards to Gay and Lesbian Couples For Immediate Release Phone: 323-599-6915 [email protected] [email protected] On Tuesday, U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont), Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, introduced an amendment to the pending Comprehensive Immigration Reform (CIR) Bill that[...]

VIDEO: 17 Years After DOMA's Introduction, Binational Couples Continue the Fight to Save their Families

VIDEO: 17 Years After DOMA's Introduction, Binational Couples Continue the Fight to Save their Families

May 7th, 2013

Seventeen years ago, on May 7, 1996, the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate. At the time, legislators’ primary objective was to express moral disapproval of gays and lesbians. DOMA[...]

May 7, 1996: The Day DOMA Was Born

May 7, 1996: The Day DOMA Was Born

May 7th, 2013

17 Years Ago Today DOMA Was Introduced In Congress. Since it was signed into law by President Clinton it has caused immeasurable harm to lesbian and gay Americans and our families. It has destroyed marriages, torn apart families, depeleted savings, forced[...]

Workshop with Attorney Lavi Soloway: Comprehensive Immigration Reform and Supreme Court's Expected Ruling on DOMA.  What does it mean for UAFA?

Workshop with Attorney Lavi Soloway: Comprehensive Immigration Reform and Supreme Court's Expected Ruling on DOMA. What does it mean for UAFA?

May 7th, 2013

Comprehensive Immigration Reform and the coming Supreme Court Decision. What does it mean for UAFA?   Live Streamed Video Workshop by Attorney Lavi Soloway In this workshop, DOMA Project co-founder, attorney Lavi Soloway, will discuss how the upcoming Supreme Court decision on DOMA[...]

55 Days Left In Our Advocacy Campaign: Let's Share Stories of 55 More Binational Couples to Defeat DOMA in the Court of Public Opinion

55 Days Left In Our Advocacy Campaign: Let's Share Stories of 55 More Binational Couples to Defeat DOMA in the Court of Public Opinion

May 5th, 2013

We are looking for binational couples to join our campaign. Your story is a vital part of winning this struggle. What should our story say? What should we share? How you share your story is entirely up to you. Here are some suggestions[...]

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