People of IPR
Tue July 16, 2013
DOMA ruling may have come too late, for Sioux City couple
Now that the Supreme Court has struck down a key section of the Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA, same sex couples can apply for their foreign-born spouses to join them in the United States. It’s estimated there are more than 28,500 gay and lesbian binational couples in the country. For years, many have been separated by immigration laws that didn’t recognize their marriage.
Iowa Public Radio’s Durrie Bouscaren reports on a couple figuring out how to reunite after DOMA.