Archive for August, 2011

Same sex couples included in Obama Administration’s definition of Family

Thousands of same-sex married couples now have hopes of staying together in the U.S. thanks to a change in deportation policy. The government says it will now prioritize deportations, giving lower priority to those with families in the U.S.And the Obama administration has included same-sex couples in its definition of family. For the complete story see:

http://www.npr.org/2011/08/25/139948266/new-deportation-rules-give-boost-to-gay-rights


Gay Married Couple Loses Immigraton Battle

Citing the Defense of Marriage Act, the Obama administration denied
immigration benefits to a married gay couple from San Francisco and
ordered the expulsion of a man who is the primary caregiver to his
AIDS-afflicted spouse.

The original article can be found on SFGate.com here:

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2011/08/09/BAO71KKPEC.DTL