Two Steps Forward, One Step Back on LGBT Rights

by Anonymous (not verified) on December 22, 2009

At the same time that Mexico (Mexico?!*) has moved to legalize gay marriage, the new U.S. immigration reform proposal leaves gay and lesbian immigrants out of the picture. The Roll Call's report is available to subscribers only. I've reposted it here.

Immigration Bill Leaves Out Gays
Move Fuels Friction Among Democrats
By Jennifer Bendery
Dec. 21, 2009

House proponents of comprehensive immigration reform unveiled an ambitious proposal last week with much fanfare, but lost in the buzz was that their bill isn't entirely comprehensive: They intentionally left out protections for gay and lesbian immigrants.