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US Immigration Barrier Removed for Married Gay Couplesi
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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.


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