Press Room

Our members include a variety of legal experts, researchers, policy analysts, community organizers, as well as families and individuals affected by the immigration system. For media quieries please call (773) 661-0926, or e-mail tania@almachicago.org.

You should also visit the Immigration Inequality Resource Kit by the, Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. It contains information on covering same-sex couples, HIV+ immigrants, LGBT asylum seekers, as well as story ideas and links to even more resources.

 

Press Releases

Quigley, Gutierrez, Schakowsky Hold Hearing on Same-Sex Marriage, October 13, 2011

Congressional testimony on the repeal of DOMA, October 07, 2011

ALMA Welcomes New Immigration Project Coordinator, February 13, 2011

 

Media Coverage 

LGBTQ Immigration Forum Addresses Key Issues, Windy City Times, September 2011.

Tension migratoria de las parejas gay (Immigration Tension for gay couples), La Raza Newspaper, September 2011.

Gutierrez, Quigley, panel discuss LGBT immigrant rights issues, Gay Chicago, September 2011.

LGBTQ and Immigration Reform: Two Movements Joined at the Heart, Hispanically Speaking News Network, September 2011

The double jeopardy of being an LGBT immigrant, Huffington Post Blog, September 2011.