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Thousands of families split by immigration efforts

The US drive to expel illegal immigrants has separated more than 5,000 children from their parents, and another 15,000 face a similar fate in the coming years, a study said Wednesday. The report by the activist Applied Research Center (ARC) found at least 5,100 children currently living in foster care…

Congressional candidate’s partner faces deportation because of DOMA

When Mike Williams decided to run for Congress in Connecticut’s 5th Congressional district, he did it, he said, “to be a role model for the underprivileged — not just LGBT kids, but all the kids in Connecticut who don’t have the same opportunities they’re supposed to.” And then Williams found…