Today, Judge Teeter suspended the deportation hearing, giving the U.S. Justice Department sixty days to decide whether or not it would like to continue deportation hearings against the couple. According to Out4Immigration,
But, the excitement over Judge Teeters ruling is qualified, as Out4Immigration vice-president Mickey Lim makes clear.
This is so true, and as one who is in a bi-national relationship myself, I know full well the constant fear and uncertainty regarding immigration laws. Though my husband and I have been very fortunate - the Canadian government allows couples to sponsor each other - the stark realities of the immigration situation constantly weigh on us in regards to future plans such as Law/Business school choices. Hopefully, this issue will become resolved in the near future, so that all couples - gay and straight - can live in the United States in security and without fear.