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UAFAUniting American Families Act (immigration)
UAFAUnited Armed Forces Association
UAFAUnited Aid for Azerbaijan
UAFAUnited Artists for Africa
UAFAUnion of Arab Football Associations
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72) The UAFA would amend the INA to add the words "permanent partner" wherever the INA contains the word "spouse.
In 14 UAFA cup games the only defeat was at the hands of Roma in Italy in 1999.
Activities arranged for the children by the local UAFA centers (Yasamal district of Baku, Khachmaz region, city of Ganja) were designed based on their particular needs and interests.
UAFA - sponsored in the Senate by Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and in the House by Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) - would eliminate that double standard, and apply immigration laws equally to LGBT Americans, and their partners.
The UAFA does not alter the federal definition of spouse, as codified in the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act, but does redefine "permanent partner" for the purposes of the Immigration and Nationality Act as any person 18 years of age or older who is "in a committed, intimate relationship with an adult U.
This project is a continuation of projects, successfully implemented jointly by Bakcell and UAFA, throughout the last 4 years.
Today's united front in support of UAFA - with key lawmakers who are also members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC); Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC); Congressional Progressive Caucus and Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus - could not be more urgent for the families who are facing separation, or already living in exile, because of our country's discriminatory immigration laws.
The bill has been referred to committee in both the Senate and the House, which can be a graveyard for bills such as this one, but I have a lot of hope for our little UAFA.
The UAFA and RFA include provisions to allow LGBT Americans to sponsor their foreign-born partners for residency in the United States.
It is time for the gay community to demand that Congress pass UAFA without delay.