After receiving criticism for his refusal to defend the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in court, U.S. Attorney Eric Holder has taken his activism a step further. Holder has intervened in a case of a man facing deportation despite becoming part of a civil union in New Jersey. The judge in that case said that DOMA does not allow the recognition of a same sex union for federal matters and immigration law is a federal matter. Mario Diaz, CWA’s Policy Director for Legal Issues has more.
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