"Since the change of position by the administration on DOMA, we've had the opportunity to interact with immigration enforcement officials -- whether that be deportation officers or immigration judges
-- and to bring to their attention the changing legal landscape for DOMA, and to advocate that the policy be put into place that essentially freezes cases in their status quo.
Understanding, of course, that the Defense of Marriage Act remains the law of the land and we cannot achieve full equality for the bi-national couples we're representing [until Section 3 of DOMA is
repealed or struck down]," he says."We have been trying, with significant success, to persuade those with discretionary authority to do so, to protect couples and keep them together for an indefinite
interim period while the Defense of Marriage Act makes its way to what will be its final fate, either by the Supreme Court or by the hands of Congress."
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