For us as Americans, for us as people of faith, we deeply value the family and the institution of the family, and it’s unthinkable that LGBT Americans would be forced to choose between their love of country and their love of family.  -Hadar Susskind

As the US Senate begins deliberations of the Comprehensive Immigration Reform bill, supporters of inclusivity are disappointed that an amendment that would have provided the basic right to sponsor a non-citizen same-sex partner for immigration is glaringly absent. Hadar Susskind, Director of Bend the Arc Jewish Action and the Bend the Arc Jewish Action PAC, explains the work his organization is doing on this front, and the hope that remains to address this issue with an amendment on the floor.

Click the “play” button above to hear the extended interview. To download this audio, click hereDownload Scroll down to read the transcript. To hear the entire June 8, 2013 State of Belief Radio program, click here.

Fighting to Include Bi-national Same-sex Couple in Immigration Reform: Bend the Arc’s Hadar Susskind Extend…

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