Tag: State Department

LGBTQ families

The US State Department Eliminates Policy That Denied Citizenship to Some Children of Same-Sex Couples

For years, many children born abroad to married same-sex couples have been denied U.S. citizenship. The government claimed that if the child didn’t have a biological tie to a parent who is an American citizen, their request for citizenship was invalid. But on May 18, that heartbreaking and unjust policy…

'Impeach,' Former State Department Worker Codes in Resignation Letter

A former State Department employee’s resignation letter went viral due to its hidden message calling for President Donald Trump’s impeachment. Dr. Daniel Kammen posted his letter, dated Aug. 23, on Twitter. He confirmed in an email to DiversityInc that spelling “impeach” was indeed intentional. Mr. President, I am resigning as…