Midterm Study Guide

Midterm Study Guide - SOCI MIDTERM HOMOSEXUALS IMMIGRATION...

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SOCI MIDTERM HOMOSEXUALS IMMIGRATION 1952 McCarran Walter Act – excluded “constitutional psychopathic inferiors” & “abnormal sexual instincts” Boutilier v. INS – permanent resident who applied for citizenship but had a sodomy sharge and was given Class A exclusion certificate. 6 of 9 justices ruled that “homosexuals could be excluded and deported from the US” 1952 American Psychiatric Association – established homosexuality as a sociopathic disorder legitimated Public Health Service to issue class A medical certificates 1980 Refugee Act – asylum if member of persecuted social group (used to exclude gays/ now it includes) Quiroz case – lesbian not able to be in the US, gays not able ot use long term relationships with citizens to gain US residency INS – monitoring techniques and check points MARRIAGE 1996 Defense of Marriage Act – defined marriage as one between a man and a woman (migrants do not quality to enter as marriage migrants) INEQUALITY G.I. Bill/blue discharge – undesirable discharge issued because of homosexual actions and this
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2012 for the course SOCI 220gm taught by Professor ? during the Fall '11 term at USC.

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Midterm Study Guide - SOCI MIDTERM HOMOSEXUALS IMMIGRATION...

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