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Wish You Were Here: NQAPIA Delivers Postcards for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

  Wish You Were Here: National LGBT Asian American Group Delivers Postcards for Comprehensive Immigration Reform NQAPIA to deliver thousands of postcards from across the country to the Senate in time for critical vote Contact: Ben de Guzman NQAPIA Co-Director for Programs E-Mail: ben_deguzman@nqapia.org Phone: 202-422-4909 Washington, DC: Today, the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander […]

Immigration

Nation’s Leading LGBT Advocacy Organizations Decry Draconian Amendments to Senate Immigration Bill

This statement can be attributed to the National Center for Lesbian Rights, GLAAD, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, United We Dream and Queer Undocumented Immigrant Project, GetEQUAL, National Center for Transgender Equality, Equality Federation and National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance. “This week, the Senate is considering several amendments to the immigration reform bill […]

Immigration

Intern Blog: Senate Debate on Immigration Reform

By Steven During Monday’s debate on S.744, which is the Senate bill on immigration reform, I heard arguments that made me cringe. At the debate, a senator tried to invalidate paths to citizenship by claiming that though “we are a nation of immigrants, we are also a nation of laws.” While that is true, some […]