ICE Issues Memo On Applicability Of “Family Relationships” To LGBT Individuals

This ICE memo was issued following DHS Sec. Napolitano’s Sept. 27 directive regarding the exercise of prosecutorial discretion with respect to lesbian, gay bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals. The memo states, among others, that: The factor of ‘family relationships’ encompasses

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DHS Clarifies “Family Relationships” In Prosecutorial Discretion Cases Involving LGBTs

In a letter to U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano stated: In an effort to make clear the definition of the phrase “family relationships,” I have directed ICE to disseminate written guidance to the field that the interpretation

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