Trump Administration Halts Visas for Unmarried Same-Sex Partners of Diplomats

The US State Department will no longer issue visas to the same-sex partners of foreign diplomats or employee of international organisations based in America—unless they are married, which they can’t be in most parts of the world. As Samantha Power, former US Ambassador to the United Nations, points out: only 12% of that organisation’s members states allow same-sex marriage. #Sad