TITLE

Mail-order domestic partners

AUTHOR(S)
DeKoven, Robert
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Gay & Lesbian Times;3/31/2005, Issue 901, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses immigration cases in the U.S. that treat gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) immigrants the same as heterosexuals seeking asylum from oppressive regimes. Denial of asylum to GLBT individuals fighting deportation to their home countries; Legal theories under which GLBT persons can fight deportation.
ACCESSION #
16724602

 

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