Rep. Rush Holt Calls For End To DOMA Deportations Of Bi-National Couples
April 22, 2011 4:49 pm ET by Equality Matters staff
Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ) released a video last week at a Princeton University Marriage Equality event calling for an end to the deportation of married gay and lesbian foreign nationals under DOMA:
As Stop The Deportations noted:
On March 31, 2011, Congressman Holt became the first member of Congress to send a letter to DHS Secretary Napolitano calling for an end to DOMA Deportations. Eventually more than 60 members of the House and Senate joined this letter writing campaign to urging the Obama administration to stop the deportations and put all green card applications filed by married same sex couples on hold.