On October 5, immigrant rights activists will mobilize like never before to demand Congress pass comprehensive immigration reform this year.
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In an op-ed, GLAAD's acting president calls on the U.S. House of Representatives to act on immigration reform, as the lives of 11 million men, women and children, including 267,000 LGBT people, hang in the balance.
In an op-ed, GLAAD's acting president denounces Congress' political games in the immigration reform debate that play with the lives of real people.
GLAAD and other LGBT groups decry Senate's proposed amendments to immigration reform bill that make draconian demands for excessive and unfair enforcement provisions and border armament.
GLAAD and other LGBT groups speak out on exclusion of gay binational couples from immigration reform
GLAAD and other LGBT groups are disappointed about UAFA being excluded, but affirm support to ensure immigration reform includes everybody.
GLAAD and other LGBT groups call on Congress to maintain family unity at the heart of immigration reform. The groups support changes to the immigration bill that will provide an accessible pathway to citizenship, and ardently oppose draconian amendments that would make immigrants permanent second-class citizens.
GLAAD is a core supporter of the Drop the I-Word campaign, which delivered a petition with more than 70,000 signatures to The New York Times calling on the newspaper to stop describing people as "illegal.”
A plan for comprehensive immigration reform legislation was introduced by senators today, and it does not include same-sex couples. GLAAD urges a final bill that protects all immigrants, including LGBT people.
GLAAD has joined with fellow LGBT advocacy organizations to endorse a set of principles in support of fair and humane immigration reform. Many organizations are expected to sign on.