|Purpose||Advocates for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual immigration equality|
LEGIT (Lesbian and Gay Immigration Task Force) is a Canadian organization founded in 1991 that advocates for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual immigration equality and provides immigration information to same-sex couples.
The group led some of the first legal challenges to Canada's immigration laws related to same sex relationships, including a legal challenge to the denial of the immigration application of an Irish-American woman in a relationship with Canadian Christine Morrissey.
In the early 2000s, LEGIT representatives, including Christine Morrissey, advocated for same-sex inclusive immigration laws in policy creation proceedings, contributing to Canada expanding its immigration laws to be inclusive of immigration of lesbian and gay families .
LEGIT continues to be a national, volunteer-run organization based in Vancouver. It provides information to same-sex couples where one partner is not a Canadian, or both partners are not Canadians and they wish to migrate to Canada.
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