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Gay Couples Face Dual Challenges of Immigration and Marriage Laws

Gay couples living in most states in America already face an uphill battle when it comes to same-sex marriage. This New York Times article explains the added difficulties those couples face when one of them is a foreign national. While heterosexual couples have the luxury of getting married so that one of the partners can receive a green card and a path to citizenship, those privileges do not currently exist for gay couples. It’s certainly possible, and plausible, that changing laws and shifting societal attitudes toward both gay marriage and immigration could have an impact on these couples in the future.