If someone from the administration doesn't step in and stop this travesty of justice, I've had it with Obama. I'm tired of the half measures, the half hearted defense of civil rights, and the cowtowing to the teabaggers and radical republicans.
I'VE FUCKING HAD IT!
S.F. gay married couple loses immigration battle
Carolyn Lochhead, Chronicle Washington Bureau
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Noah Berger / Special to The Chronicle
Citing the Defense of Marriage Act, the Obama administration denied immigration benefits to a married gay couple from San Francisco and ordered the expulsion of a man who is the primary caregiver to his AIDS-afflicted spouse.
Bradford Wells, a U.S. citizen, and Anthony John Makk, a citizen of Australia, were married seven years ago in Massachusetts. They have lived together 19 years, mostly in an apartment in the Castro district. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services denied Makk's application to be considered for permanent residency as a spouse of an American citizen, citing the 1996 law that denies all federal benefits to same-sex couples.
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