Immigration and same-sex marriage

Posted on 23 Mar 2009 at 10:33am

Sen. John Kerry is pressing for a Brazilian citizen to be allowed to return to the U.S. to be with his husband, after his asylum request was denied. It bears noting that if the couple were heterosexual, asylum would not be required — he would be entitled to live in the U.S. as the married partner of a citizen. You can read the New York Times/AP story here.

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