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

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By Kevin Fayle on April 03, 2012 4:01 PM

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

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