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Married Same Sex Couples File Suit Over Denial of Spousal Immigration Benefits

A group of legally-married same-sex plaintiffs has filed a lawsuit against the federal government over the government's refusal under the Defense of Marriage Act to adjust the status of foreign-born spouses to allow them to remain in the United States.  The plaintiffs allege that this practice violates equal protection provisions of the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.