Mr. President, with great respect, I am mentioning this during the holiday season because this time for many is fraught with sadness, fear and pain. Exiled Americans, who are with their spouses, cannot come home to spend Xmas with extended families and if they do, they have to leave spouses abroad. Tens of thousands of same sex couples are unable to spend these holidays together because they are stuck in different countries. These families cannot wait any longer. Our binational spouses and partners are being turned away at US airports, even as I write these words, at the arbitrary instance of an ICE officer.Jaba Shah, A Binational Xmas Wish in A letter to President Obama, Dec 2009
You should read the whole article. http://lezgetreal.com/?p=24121
I have started a column that I would like to share with readers. It will feature 2 posts per month and is titles UAFA or 1,666 years of stories. It is found on the BLOGsite of Lezgetreal.com and I have produced two stories thus far. The timely XMAS story today is couched in a letter to President Obama wishing him a Happy Holiday Season and asking for a miracle for LGBT couples who cannot be together because of DOMA and US exile.