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Judge Stops Deportation Proceedings For Gay Spouse Minutes After DOMA Falls

Minutes after the Supreme Court ruling striking down DOMA, an immigration case in New York City highlighted just what the ruling means. An immigration judge there stopped deportation proceedings for a gay Colombian man married to a U.S. citizen. Sean Brooks and his husband Steven are participants in the DOMA Project, a group dedicated to [...]
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A New York City immigration judge immediately stopped the deportation proceedings of a gay Colombian man who is legally married to an American citizen soon after the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) for b...


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