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southmost Donating Member (528 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-06-11 12:35 AM
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Holder issues surprise order to stop deportation of gay man
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Thursday (May 5) vacated a deportation ruling against a gay man, suggesting that his relationship with a New Jersey man might qualify him to be considered as a spouse under immigration laws.

This development could be a sign that the Obama administration is looking for a way to protect gay and lesbian bi-national couples who are currently barred from the regular marriage-based immigration process by the Defense of Marriage Act, said Lavi Soloway, co-founder of Stop the Deportations and Immigration Equality.........

sounds promising so far
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