San Francisco, CA — June 23, 2009 — Shirley Tan, her partner Jay Mercado, and their two children will join Out4Immigration — the all volunteer, grassroots advocate for same-sex binational couples and their families — at the San Francisco 2009 Pride Parade on Sunday, June 28th. Together, they will be marching for equal immigration rights for same-sex binational couples to remain together in the U.S. by urging Congress to pass the Uniting American Families Act (UAFA).
“We are proud that Shirley, Jay and their two sons are joining us in the San Francisco Pride Parade. This family’s struggle in the U.S. immigration system is one so many same-sex binational families face. It is unconscionable that Americans are still denied the right to sponsor their same gender partner for immigration,” said Belinda Ryan, co-founder and president of Out4Immigration. (Read more)