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- Second Circuit Denies Gay Mexican Asylum Claim. Uselton, Ruth // Lesbian -- Gay Law Notes;Nov2007, p199
The article reports on the U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals denial of asylum to a gay Mexican man, because he filed the application too late. The court also rejected his application for withholding of removal and for relief under the Convention Against Torture because he feared persecution in...
- European Courts Issue Important Gay Rights Decisions on November 7. // Lesbian -- Gay Law Notes;Dec2013, p413
The article discusses several European court cases dealing with gay rights issues. It notes the Minister for Immigration and Asylum v. X, Y, & Z case wherein the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg upheld the right of persecuted gay people to seek asylum in Europe. The article mentions the...
- Way to go, Susan Davis! // Gay & Lesbian Times;3/13/2003, Issue 794, p12
Comments on California Congressmember Susan Davis' co-sponsorship of the Permanent Partners Immigration Act. Enabling of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents to sponsor a same-sex partner for immigration purposes; Gay community's approval of Davis' bill.
- SHORT TAKES: San Francisco, CA. // Advocate;3/6/84, Issue 389, p53
Reports that a petition has been filed in the U.S. Supreme Court requesting a review of the Immigration and Naturalization Service policy of excluding gays from the country.
- NATIONAL: House Bill Would End Antigay INS Policy. // Advocate;4/3/80, Issue 289, p7
Reports on the introduction of a bill in the House of Representatives in the U.S. to amend the immigration law related to gays. Initiation of the bill; Support of the Dutch parliament and Gay Rights National Lobby to the proposal.
- NATIONAL: Judge Rules Gay German Can't Be a U.S. Citizen; Cites 'Moral Decay' // Advocate;4/3/80, Issue 289, p7
Reports on the denial of citizenship status to a homosexual German man by a federal judge in the U.S.
- Immigration is hot election issue. Rau, Krishna // Xtra (Toronto);10/9/2008, Issue 625, p24
The article examines why the gay community in Canada should be concerned about the amendment of the immigration laws.
- Looks matter in Iran. // New Internationalist;May99, Issue 312, p6
Reports on the British High Court's hearing of a case brought by Iranian Mherdad Jawwat on whether homosexuals can be considered as a specific group under the 1951 Geneva Convention on Refugees and therefore can claim asylum. Immigration adjudicator's previous ruling related to Jawwat's being a...
- The legal limbo of detention. Perks, Katherine; Clifford, Jarlath // Forced Migration Review;Apr2009, Issue 32, p42
The article discusses the danger to stateless people of indefinite and arbitrary detention. It is said that refugees, migrants, and asylum seekers are frequently detained in camps. The problems which can arise when one government seeks to deport an illegal alien, but there is no home country...