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Out In The Bay: The Immigration Front

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Judy Rickard, right, and her British wife, Karin, left.

The Immigration Front. Every day bi-national LGBT couples are denied the 
same rights as heterosexual couples.  Fighting for their lives instead of being 
free to live them, these couples are subject to the homophobia of antiquated 
immigration laws. But under Obama, there is both hope and change.  
Marilyn talks with author Judy Rickard about her book, "Torn 
Apart," a chronicle of over 20 couples struggling with this punishing policy, 
and Lavi Soloway, attorney for many of the cases being challenged. Find out more at:  http://www.stopthedeportations.com/blog/