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(l-r) Henri Velandia faces deportation to his native Venezuela despite being legally married to Josh Vandiver because the federal government does not recognize same-sex marriages. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Deportation of Partner In Same-Sex Couple Halted

A Venezuelan salsa dancer who legally married an American man in a same-sex ceremony last year has had his deportation placed on hold.


Jody Mock and Beth Kerrigan get their marriage license from Town Clerk Essie Labrot - West Hartford, CT - Nov 12, 2008 - Photo: Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images

Same-Sex Marriage Good For CT Wedding Planners

Same sex couples from out of state rarely come to Connecticut just to tie the knot. They tend to celebrate their marriage, hiring even planners to do it up big.