Citizenship? Tough luck under DOMA

Freedom to Marry's New Media intern Joe Girton looks into the wide gap between American values and the so-called "Defense of Marriage Act."

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Married to an American, but Can’t Stay in America

A California man faces deportation because of the so-called "Defense of Marriage Act."

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Marriage Equality – A Priority For Immigrants?

Marriage equality may not be the top priority for many New Yorkers, but even queer immigrant activists agree that its passage would expand civil rights in the state and codify the fundamental dignity of LGBT individuals and their families.

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Still treated as second-class citizens in civil marriage law

The good news is that gay Americans can now openly fight and die for their country in the military.

The bad news is we are still treated as second-class citizens when it comes to the civil marriage law.

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A rude shock at Christmas

A NJ civil union provided no protection for Peruvian man abruptly deported.

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Thanksgiving Apart: LGBT families face separation and exile

Thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender citizens in relationships with partners from abroad will be forced to spend Thanksgiving alone... or packing their bags so they can keep their families together.

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Gay Brazilian married in US may face deportation

A Brazilian man who was recently reunited with his Massachusetts husband when federal officials temporarily allowed him into the U.S. said he could face deportation because the attorney general won't reverse the immigration ruling that initially separated the couple.

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An American marriage

Passage of the Uniting American Families Act would be a chance for the U.S. to show the world the freedoms that exist here.

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Uniting American Love

Prospects for reforming immigration law to allow foreign same-sex spouses to stay in the US on the same terms as those from different-sex couples are uncertain — irretrievably enmeshed in the broader, culturally explosive debate.

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Don’t Deport Henry: Repeal DOMA Now

On August 29, Henry Velandia and Josh Vandiver were married in Montville, Connecticut. But now because of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act, Henry-- who was born in Venezuela and moved to the U.S. in 2002-- may soon face deportation. Sign our petition calling on President Obama to stop tearing apart loving and committed couples like Henry and Josh by fulfilling his pledge to repeal DOMA

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