Would-Be Green Card Sponsors Latest To Target DOMA

Law360, New York (April 3, 2012, 6:01 PM EDT) -- An immigration rights group on Monday filed the latest in a string of challenges to the Defense of Marriage Act, arguing that the law's prevention of gay men and women from sponsoring legally married spouses for green cards violates their constitutional rights.

The group says the controversial law — under which the federal government refuses to recognize same-sex marriages even if they were granted legally in jurisdictions that allow them — discriminates against binational same-sex couples by not allowing them to declare a foreign spouse an...
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