Topics :: immigration reform
- 1 thru 10 of 18
- Next »
By EDGE | Thursday Jun 13, 2013
Two days after Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt) introduced an amendment to the bipartisan immigration reform bill that would grant protections to bi-national same-sex couples, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) co-author of the bill, said that he would revoke his support.
By David Espo and Erica Werner | Tuesday May 21, 2013
The Senate Judiciary Committee hopes to pass a compromise on high-tech visas and may punt a controversy over gay marriage to the full Senate as it makes final drafting decisions on immigration legislation.
By David Espo And Erica Werner | Tuesday May 21, 2013
Far-reaching legislation that grants a chance at citizenship to millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee on a solid bipartisan vote Tuesday night after supporters somberly sidestepped a controver
By Conswella Bennett | Tuesday May 21, 2013
Though LGBT groups remain optimistic on an inclusive LGBT immigration bill, some have raised concern that the gay amendments could destroy the bill’s chances of becoming law.
By Erica Werner | Wednesday May 8, 2013
Religious leaders said Wednesday that adding a gay rights proposal to immigration legislation could risk their support for the bill, setting up a potential Senate showdown.
Saturday May 4, 2013
President Barack Obama says he supports recognizing gay unions in a broad immigration bill pending in Congress but won’t say whether he would sign legislation that fails to do so.
By Michelle Lim | Sunday Apr 28, 2013
LGBTs and their allies stood together on April 10 to demand that the Gang of 8 deliver comprehensive immigration reform.
By Josh Lederman | Thursday Apr 25, 2013
Frustrated at being left out of an immigration overhaul, gay rights groups are pushing to adjust a bipartisan Senate bill to include gay couples. But Democrats are treading carefully, wary of adding another divisive issue that could lose GOP support
By Akeem Favor | Tuesday Apr 16, 2013
Recognizing its dwindling base and lack of minorities, the Grand Old Party has quickly repositioned itself as more welcoming, setting off a sea change in their involvement in LGBT issues.
By Rachel Zoll | Thursday Feb 7, 2013
The nation’s Roman Catholic bishops are in a difficult position as the debate over immigration reform gets underway: The American church, known for welcoming migrants and refugees, could end up opposing reform because it would recognize same-sex partners.
- 1 thru 10 of 18
- Next »