"A New York woman releases a deep sigh of relief as she reflects on a
court ruling that her spouse will not be torn from her by the looming
threat of deportation. 'Now we can make plans, and we have all the time in the world,' Cristina Ojeda, 26, tells CNN. Monday, she received a letter...
"A lesbian couple is
appealing the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service's decision to
deny a spousal green card as questions about their marriage loom with
threat of deportation. Dummerston residents Frances Herbert and Japanese-born Takako
Ueda, legally married in Vermont earlier...
"Unless and until DOMA is struck down, repealed or other changes to the law occur ,
U.S. immigration officials will not approve a marriage-based immigrant
petition filed for a same-sex spouse. The good news is that are many
pending challenges to DOMA, both in court and in Congress . A federal...
"Five legally married same-sex couples filed a lawsuit on Monday to
challenge the 1996 law that bars the federal government from recognizing
same-sex marriages , arguing that its impact is particularly harsh on couples that include an American citizen and a foreigner." - Julia Preston,...