Lesbian couple files federal lawsuit to stop same-sex couple deportation

Lesbian couple files lawsuit to stop same-sex couple deportationBY AMY TAXIN
Huffington Post Gay Voices

A lesbian couple filed a federal lawsuit in California on Thursday seeking to solve their immigration woes and put a stop to the deportation of same-sex spouses.

The suit—which seeks class-action status—was filed on behalf of Philippines citizen Jane DeLeon, who was sponsored for a green card by her employer but can’t get a waiver she needs to obtain residency here because the U.S. government doesn’t recognize her three-year marriage to her American spouse.

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One Response to “Lesbian couple files federal lawsuit to stop same-sex couple deportation”

  1. Kirsten

    And THIS is why homosexuals need equal marriage rights globally. This should be all the argument anyone needs.

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