Thursday, April 11, 2013

Immigration for lgbt
Among the growing problems that have immigration reform advocates concerned is the fact that Gay and Lesbian couples are left out legislation expected in congress shortly. A member of the Southeast Immigrant Rights Network Monica Hernandez says the bill will not include provisions for allowing same sex couples to apply for green cards for non-citizen partners. Hernandez says she appreciates the administrations efforts to unite LGBT families by its marriage equality stance but President Obama has fallen short… Current immigration laws don’t treat gay and lesbian couples as a legitimate family because the Defense of Marriage Act doesn’t recognize same-sex marriages. Hernandez is hoping a change will come if the Supreme court issues a decision on DOMA favorable to LGBT citizens. (CC)

Monday, November 24, 2014

  • Four Arrested for Trying to Smuggle Drug in County Jail Using a Wrist Watch
  • Sullivan County Detectives Investigating Shooting at Bluff City Teen Home
  • Downtown Growth in Bristol Attracts Unwanted Crime
  • TVA to Maintain Below-Normal Winter Pool Levels as Seepage Investigation Continues
  • Heaphy Stepping Down from U.S. Attorney's Office in SW Va. for Position in Richmond Law Firm
  • GOP Helps Pillion's War Chest Grow for Dec. 9 Special Election
  • North Carolina Women Arrested for Prostitution in Elizabethton After Arranging Meeting With Undercover Officer
  • Three Injured from Car Accident on South Holston Dam Road, SCSO Investigating
  • Erwin Mayor is Confident Liquor Policies Will be In Place Soon
  • Parts of Indian Ridge Road in Johnson City Closed Today
  • Castlewood, VA Home Destroyed By Fire
  • Kingsport Man is Arrested for Rape
  • Kingsport Man Brings Machete in Road Rage Incident



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