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Leahy Amendment Includes Gay Couples in Immigration Bill

Leahy Amendment Includes Gay Couples in Immigration Bill | queer immigration | Scoop.it
Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) has formally offered an amendment that would provide equal treatment for same-sex couples under immigration law, a proposal that's likely to spark a heated debate.
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How Gay Marriage Won | TIME.com

How Gay Marriage Won | TIME.com | queer immigration | Scoop.it
The gay and lesbian community has gone from Stonewall to the altar in two generations
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Argument 2: Section 3 of DOMA

Argument 2: Section 3 of DOMA | queer immigration | Scoop.it
The sway of the Justices leanings in the DOMA case were much more one sided and decisive than the first case on Tuesday addressing Prop 8. Many reports from the case confidently state that DOMA is ...
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Supreme Court Struggles With Gay Marriage Case

Supreme Court Struggles With Gay Marriage Case | queer immigration | Scoop.it
Six justices questioned whether the case was properly before the court and hinted they might vote to dismiss it.
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What's next at the Supreme Court for those LGBT equality cases?

What's next at the Supreme Court for those LGBT equality cases? | queer immigration | Scoop.it
If only there was a straightforward infographic to explain it...
Queer Immigration's insight:

Great visual breakdown of what combinations of rulings in the two cases could mean.

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Justices Cast Doubt on Benefits Ban in U.S. Marriage Law

Justices Cast Doubt on Benefits Ban in U.S. Marriage Law | queer immigration | Scoop.it
Justice Anthony M. Kennedy’s questions on the Defense of Marriage Act suggested he was prepared to side with the court’s four liberal members to strike down a central provision.
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Argument 1: Constitutionality of Prop8

Argument 1: Constitutionality of Prop8 | queer immigration | Scoop.it
After listening to the oral argument that took place today, Tuesday March 26, I think there were many important questions asked but very little answers given or agreements made. The New York Times ...
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Same-Sex Couples Officially Defined as 'Family Relationship' in Deportation Guidelines

Same-Sex Couples Officially Defined as 'Family Relationship' in Deportation Guidelines | queer immigration | Scoop.it
In February of this year a verbal order was issued by the Obama Administration that stated DHS would concentrate only on pending deportation cases that were considered to be "high priority" (convic...
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