USA

US Immigration Barrier Removed for Married Gay Couplesi
X
July 04, 2013 11:37 PM
Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the federal government must recognize same-sex marriages just as it does for heterosexuals. The ruling has special significance for thousands of gay Americans married to foreign nationals or who plan to do so. VOA’s Michael Bowman introduces us to one of many bi-national gay couples that will now be treated equally under U.S. immigration laws.

US Immigration Barrier Removed for Married Gay Couples

Published July 04, 2013

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the federal government must recognize same-sex marriages just as it does for heterosexuals. The ruling has special significance for thousands of gay Americans married to foreign nationals or who plan to do so. VOA’s Michael Bowman introduces us to one of many bi-national gay couples that will now be treated equally under U.S. immigration laws.


You May Like

Egypt's Suez Canal Dreams Tempered by Continued Unrest

Seen as a potential driver of recovery, Cairo’s plan to expand waterway had been raising hopes to give country much needed economic boost More

Ebola Maternity Ward in Sierra Leone First of its Kind

Country already had one of world's highest maternal mortality rates before Ebola arrived, virus has added even more complications to health care More

Malaysia Flight 370 Disappearance Ruled Accident

Aircraft disappeared on March 8, 2014; with ruling, families of 239 passengers and crew can now seek compensation from airline More