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October 2011

StarHistoric vote extends EU asylum standards to transgender people EU 27 OCT

StarSexuality and Gender Law Clinic Secures Asylum for Gay Mauritanian Refugee US (NY) 25 OCT

November 2011

StarImmigration to allow partners with HIV into New Zealand NZ 22 NOV

StarBrazil grants a foreigner permanent residency based on same-sex-marriage BR 15 NOV

December 2011

StarVictory for Monica & Cristina! Government Closes Deportation Case Against Married Lesbian Couple in New York US (NY) 06 DEC

July 2011

StarGay couples win Hong Kong visa concession HK 10 JUL

StarImmigration judges grant Jamaican lesbian UK residency UK 06 JUL

Star"Interest of Justice" Leads Immigration Judge To Reopen Case, Ask About "Same-Sex Spouses" and Visas US (MD) 05 JUL

August 2011

StarMaltese LGBT community faces legal anomaly after discriminatory rule is revoked MT 25 AUG

StarAsylum for Gay, HIV-Positive Man US 18 AUG

StarDeportation to focus on high-priority cases, not same-sex marriages US (DC) 18 AUG

StarObama bars U.S. entry for violators of LGBT human rights abroad US (DC) 05 AUG

September 2011

StarJudge Throws Out Binational Couple's DOMA Lawsuit US (CA) 29 SEP

StarDeported Peruvian Civil Partner Wins New Hope In Appellate Ruling PDF 487.30kb, US (PA) 04 SEP

StarVenezuelan lesbian applicant not entitled to asylum PDF 487.30kb, US (PA) 04 SEP

StarResidency application denied despite determination Section 3 of DOMA unconstitutional PDF 487.30kb, US (PA) 04 SEP

StarMinistry grants citizenship to gay spouse of immigrant IL 02 SEP

April 2011

StarEuro Parliament updates asylum system for gay refugees EU 12 APR

May 2011

StarJudge gives immigrant in same-sex marriage a reprieve US (NJ) 07 MAY

StarHolder issues surprise order to stop deportation US (DC) 05 MAY

June 2011

StarUS Drops Deportation Proceedings Against Immigrant in Same-Sex Marriage US (DC) 29 JUN

StarIsrael refuses citizenship for gay man married to Jewish immigrant IL 28 JUN

January 2011

StarImmigration rules for gay couples haven't been toughened: CIC CA 13 JAN

StarConflict Ensnarls Gender Neutral Forms US 09 JAN

StarCanada toughens gay marriage immigration checks CA 06 JAN

StarPassport Forms Go Gender Neutral US 05 JAN

February 2011

StarImmigration benefits arrive for same-sex couples … but only if you're a diplomat US (DC) 23 FEB

March 2011

StarNew York Couple Spared Deportation US (NY) 22 MAR

StarUK Government denies appeal rights to refused gay asylum seekers from Jamaica, Nigeria and Ghana UK 11 MAR