Family, Unvalued
Discrimination, Denial, and the Fate of
Binational Same-Sex Couples under U.S. Law

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I. Belonging

II. Sex and Security: A Short History of Exclusions

III. Closed Doors: U.S. Visas and Immigration

IV. “What If”: Couples Coping with the Visa System

V. “Screaming Into a Vacuum”: The Consequences for Couples’ Lives

VI. Law, Relationships, Families

Appendix A: The Uniting American Families Act

Appendix B: Countries Protecting Same-Sex Couples’ Immigration Rights

Appendix C: Census Information on Binational Same-Sex Couples in the United States

Appendix D: Organizations that Work with LGBT Immigrants, Asylum Seekers, and Binational Couples

May 2006   ISBN: 1-56432-336-6