Democracy Now: DHS to Allow Deportation Stays for Same-Sex Couples


The Department of Homeland Security has announced plans to grant stays of deportation to undocumented immigrants with same-sex partners. It will mark the first time same-sex couples will be entitled to relief under federal immigration policy. The change, however, won’t alter existing rules barring foreigners in same-sex couples from obtaining green cards or U.S. citizenship.

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~ by wheresthemic on October 1, 2012.

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