No one should have to choose between Spouse and Country By Melanie Nathan, April 23, 2012 It is a rare day that we find an opportunity to declare the plight of binational couples on mainstream television. Andrew Sullivan had that chance and although he spoke eloquently to his personal journey toward immigration in the USA, […]
Immigration Equality Seeks to blame Obama Administration for its own ineffectiveness and fainting mission By Melanie Nathan, February 23, 2012 Andrew Harmon at the Advocate reports that The Obama Administration held talks with LGBT groups on January 30, and the “big ask” was rejected. “While the administration has taken affirmative steps in recent months to […]
by Melanie Nathan – Dec 12, 2011 Please watch the Video below which was recorded on June03, 2009. Nothing has happened out of Congress for binationals since Schumer made these statements. To pitch VISAS for new immigrants is disingenuous until such time as interim VISAS can be provided for same-sex couples by Congress. The Irish […]
By Melanie Nathan, 08/10/2011 In the name of Immigration for all, Rachel Tiven Executive Director of Immigration Equality, is seen on this Video justifying why her organization employed a strategy that served to sell out UAFA – The Uniting American Families Act. UAFA would have provided same-sex binational spouses with greencards. Instead of pursuing UAFA […]
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Signs Marriage Equality Act into Law – Asking Obama to go Cuomo on DOMA!
June 24, 2011, by Melanie Nathan In thirty days same-sex couples will be able to marry in New York State. The Marriage equality Bill was signed into law today mere hours after it was passed by the New York State Senate, in a 33 to 29 vote, exceeding the swing by more than the expected […]
06/04/2011, Posted by Melanie Nathan, Note: This letter has been submitted by OUT 4 Immigration, whom I consider to be the most sincere and miraculous group in the LGBT community with regard to the plight of same-sex couples who have no immigration equality under the federal law of the U.S.A. Dear Senator Feinstein — For […]