Tag Archives: Marriage Equality

Vermont lesbian couple win stay of deportation (Burlington Free Pres)

May 23, 2012

By Dave Gram MONTPELIER — A married lesbian couple living in Vermont who were threatened with being separated by federal immigration authorities have been granted a reprieve. Japanese immigrant Takako Ueda and her American spouse, Frances Herbert, received word Tuesday that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services decided to defer action on deportation proceedings against Ueda, […]

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Dummerston couple gets good news from Immigration Services (Brattleboro Reformer)

May 22, 2012

DUMMERSTON – A Dummerston same-sex couple now has “certainty and stability” after a decision by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Vermont’s federal legislators announced today. The decision solidifies the legal status of Japanese-born Takako Ueda, who is married under Vermont law to Frances Herbert, an American citizen. They were married in April 2011, but […]

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The Early Word: Effect (New York Times The Caucus Blog)

May 10, 2012

By Ashley Southall It was the pressure of rapidly building speculation that led President Obama to announce publicly on Wednesday that he supports same-sex marriage, but the political impact is a wild card, since Mr. Obama’s re-election prospects in November will still hinge on the economy’s performance, Jackie Calmes and Peter Baker write. Mr. Obama’s […]

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