Radio: Same-Sex Marriage in NY Doesn’t Solve Problems for Gay Immigrants

Celebrations after the passage of same-sex marriage legislation in New York

Celebrations after the passage of same-sex marriage legislation in New York. (Photo: Zach Roberts/flickr)

As a guest on the Michael Eric Dyson Show, Fi2W’s Erwin De Leon talked about the historic passage of same-sex marriage legislation in New York and what it means for gay immigrants. Until the federal definition of marriage is changed (DOMA is officially removed from the books), bi-national gay marriages will not receive the same rights as heterosexual marriages, despite any state legislation.

Listen to the show.

Related Fi2W podcast: Gay Immigrant Couples and the Defense of Marriage Act

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