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S.296 Uniting American Families Act of 2013, 113th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Feb 13, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

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    • Defines and makes provisions for "Permanent Partnerships" under the Immigration and Nationality Act

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    • EXCLUSIVE: Fortune 500 Companies Tell ‘Gang of Eight’ Excluding Same-Sex Couples From Immigration Reform Is Bad For Business - March 14, 2013 by International Business Times - ...Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Senator Schumer, We, members of the Business Coalition for the Uniting American Families Act (S.296 / H.R.519), are writing to express our strong support for the inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) fam

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      As noted by International Business Times on March 14, 2013, "...Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Senator Schumer, We, members of the Business Coalition for the Uniting American Families Act (S.296 / H.R.519), are writing to express our strong support for the inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) fam" (http://www.ibtimes.com/exclusive-fortune-500-companies-tell-gang-eight-excluding-same-sex-couples-immigration-reform-bad)
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