Buzzfeed: Lawmakers Urge Obama To Include LGBT Protections In Immigration Executive Action

Buzzfeed reports that several members of Congress are calling on President Obama to include LGBT protections in upcoming executive action on immigration reform. Forty-four lawmakers signed an open letter to the president, saying he should take immediate action to ensure relief for LGBT immigrants, who under the current immigration system face separation from their families, violence in detention, and deportation to countries where it’s not safe to be LGBT.

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