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Deutch, 100+ Democratic Members Urge Trump Administration to Reverse Decision to Deny Visas to Same-Sex Partners of Foreign Diplomats

Washington, DC | Oct 5, 2018

Today, 119 Democratic Members of Congress urged the Trump Administration to reverse its recent decision to impose cruel and discriminatory visa requirements on the same-sex partners of LGBTQ diplomats. The letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was co-led by Reps. Ted Deutch (FL-22), Brad Schneider (IL-10), David Cicilline (RI-01), Joaquin Castro (TX-20), Eliot Engel (NY-16), and Frank Pallone (NJ-06). On October 1, 2018, the State Department began implementing its policy to no longer issue diplomatic visas to the same-sex unmarried partners of foreign diplomats, and officials and employees of international organizations like the United Nations and World Bank. All current same-sex unmarried partners must now present proof of marriage by December 31 or risk potential deportation. A copy o...

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Voting Record

Date Bill Vote
9/28 H.Res. 1099 Yea
9/28 H.R. 6760 Nay
9/28 H.R. 6760 Yea
9/27 H.R. 6756 Nay
9/27 H.R. 6757 Nay
9/27 H.Res. 1084 No
9/27 H.Res. 1084 Nay
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