Topics :: Immigration

Ask An Immigration Lawyer :: The Diversity Lottery

By EDGE | Monday Sep 15, 2014
One resource bi-national couples may find useful is the Diversity Lottery, also known as the Green Card Lottery. Attorney Caro Kinsella explains the DV for EDGE readers.

Ask A Lawyer: Immigration Issues Part Three

By EDGE | Friday Jun 27, 2014
This week marks the one year anniversary of the Supreme Court decision striking down parts of the Defense of Marriage Act. Does that make it easier for multi-national same-sex couples to remain in the country? - yes and no. Know your rights!

Ask A Lawyer: Immigration Issues Part Two

By EDGE | Monday Jun 9, 2014
Since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act, our community has had equal immigration rights under Federal law.

Man Seeks Green Card After US Husband Dies

By Amy Taxin | Tuesday Apr 22, 2014
A 72-year-old Australian man widowed by his American husband of more than three decades is renewing his pitch for a green card since the Obama administration eased policies on gay marriage.

Ask A Lawyer: Immigration Issues

By EDGE | Wednesday Apr 16, 2014
Questions answered for bi-national LGBT couples.

Obama Says Immigration, Minimum Wage Top Agenda

By Charles Babington | Friday Feb 14, 2014
President Barack Obama said Friday that top priorities for Congress should be increasing the minimum wage and overhauling the immigration system, while acknowledging that election year politics could complicate the effort.

100 Women Arrested For Protesting Inaction on Immigration Reform

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Sep 17, 2013
One hundred women, plus more than 20 undocumented immigrants, were arrested in Washington, DC on Sept. 12 for protesting the House of Representatives inaction on comprehensive immigration reform.

Persecuted Gay Immigrant Allowed to Stay in US

Thursday Jul 25, 2013
Federal judges have permitted a gay Filipino immigrant to stay in the U.S. despite deportation orders because he has suffered persecution for his sexual orientation in his native land.

Court Stops Dallas Suburb’s Immigrant Renters Law

By Nomaan Merchant | Tuesday Jul 23, 2013
A Dallas suburb can’t enforce a law that bans immigrants in the United States without legal permission from renting apartments, a federal appeals court said Monday.

Immigration Mired, Early Term II Wins Elude Obama

By Jim Kuhnhenn | Friday Jul 12, 2013
Growing uncertainty over a sweeping immigration overhaul measure has dimmed expectations for a big summertime achievement and left President Barack Obama still in search of a marquee legislative accomplishment to mark his second four years.