17 December 2013 ~ 6 Comments

An Easy I-130 Marriage Interview

Today, I walked in and out of one of the easiest I-130 interviews at the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Heterosexual or not, standalone I-130 interviews are rare. They are typically given when the foreign national spouse is in removal proceedings or deported from the country. The purpose of the interview is┬áto establish […]

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17 March 2010 ~ 0 Comments

A Final Note On #LGBTCIR

I had a busy week and several mentions in LGBT media after the New York drama that I have put squarely behind me. Of course, I anticipated differing reactions to what I had to say in The Advocate (Universal Stagnation and Immigration Reform Conundrum) and Ambiente. But some people are uninterested in recognizing the need […]

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07 April 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Threatened: The American Taliban – Iowa and Vermont Approve Gay Marriage

The sky is falling! The sky is falling! What are opponents of gay marriage going to do when civilization fails to collapse? Two U.S. states with different socio-economic, political and geographical realities came through for same-sex marriage this past week. Vermont becomes the fourth state after Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Iowa to recognize same-sex marriage in […]

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11 September 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Sovereignty and Same-Sex Marriage – Native American Tribes

Given the sovereignty of Native American tribes within the United States and the fact that the tribes are allowed to do certain activities that are illegal for the general United States public (i.e. smoking peyote), marriage also falls under this category. However, it still does not grant the couple federal benefits since there is no […]

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20 May 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Why Gay Marriage is Wrong! Political Satire

This new video by Taylor Oakley is great political satire on gay marriages. He pretty much takes all the redundant arguments against same-sex marriage and shows their lunacy. A must-watch.

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