Texas, USA: Hard Choices for Binational Gay/Lesbian Couples

Written by scott on November 29th, 2012

Texas, USA: Hard Choices for Binational Gay/Lesbian CouplesFor the holidays, GetEQUAL and Out4Immigration have been telling stories of same-sex couples forced to choose between country and partner.

Several of those stories involve Texas couples.

Art, a U.S. citizen from San Antonio, and Stuart, a citizen of the U.K.. are an example of a couple struggling to stay together despite U.S. marriage and immigration laws.

GetEQUAL’s Heather Cronk wrote in a press release that for more than 36,000 binational same-sex couples, holidays are times of sadness and loneliness, as LGBT Americans are prohibited under the Defense of Marriage Act from sponsoring their same-sex partner for immigration purposes.

Authored By David Taffet – See the Full Story at the Dallas Voice

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