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August 23, 2011 | 9:28 am

Deportation Case Against Same-Sex Couple Closed After Obama Immigration Shift; SF Couple Awaits

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A San Francisco judge has closed a deportation case against a member of a same-sex couple from southern California. Venezuelan citizen Alex Benshimol overstayed his visa in 2009, though he’d married Doug Gentry, a US citizen, in 2005. Under the Defense of Marriage Act, the federal government does not recognize same-sex unions. The judge’s decision, […]

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