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)

Thursday, July 02, 2015

  • Community Service Deadline Approaches
  • Abingdon Arson Suspect Due in Court Next Month in Martinsville
  • Three Injured in Wednesday Crash on Hwy 11E in Telford
  • Tennessee Man Involved in Abduction, Rape Case in Oregon Gets $1 Million Bond
  • Former Eastman Executive Named Chairman of Local Hospital
  • Kingsport Man - "In it for the Money"- Sent to Prison for 10 Years for Drug Dealing
  • False Alarm at Tri-Cities Regional Airport After Security Alert
  • Thief Demands Drugs In Walgreen's Robbery
  • Bristol Chamber Of Commerce Names New CEO
  • Bill to Consider TN Wilderness Act to Expand Cherokee National Forest Up for Fourth Try
  • Vehicle Arson Investigation Continues in Southwest Virginia
  • Alpha Natural Resources Announces Further Funding Investment into Pennsylvania Natural Gas Acquisition
  • Authorities: Leads Diminish in Hunt for Hawkins County Girl with Sex Offender
  • Florida-based Company to Run Golf Operations at Country Club of Bristol, TN
  • Kingsport Man Booked on Theft Charges After Taking Several Armloads of Fireworks from Blountville Retailer
  • "Whistleblower" Not Re-appointed by City Council to Bristol, Virginia Utilities Board
  • Hubbard Appointed Bristol, Virginia Mayor with Dissension About His Previous Service on BVU Board
  • TVA Announces Portion of Boone Dam Reservoir to be Closed to Boat Traffic Beginning Monday
  • Police: Intoxicated Hawkins County Man Used Bark From State-Recognized Arboretum to Build Campfire
  • Glade Spring Man Arrested on Identity Theft Charges Thanks to Help from Social Media



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