Immigration Equality, an organization I work with that focuses on ending discrimination in US immigration law and helping obtain asylum status for LGBT and HIV+ persons persecuted in their home countries, just sent me this press release:
For Immediate Release Contact: Steve Ralls
May 28, 2009 (202) 347-7007 / email@example.com
Senate to Hold First-Ever Hearing Addressing Anti-Gay Discrimination in
June 3rd Judiciary Hearing Will Debate Uniting American Families Act
What: The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold its first-ever hearing on The Uniting American Families Act (UAFA), a bill to end discrimination against lesbian and gay Americans in
Who: The hearing was scheduled by Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Chairman of the Judiciary Committee and the lead Senate sponsor of UAFA. Witnesses will include binational couples who have been separated, or face separation, because of discriminatory
Why: An estimated 36,000 binational couples are impacted by
When: Wednesday, June 3, 2009
Where: Room 226 –
For more information, please contact Steve Ralls, with Immigration Equality, at (202) 347-7007, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Immigration Equality is a national organization that works to end discrimination in
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