DOMA is dead.
Since a historic Supreme Court ruling striking down a section of the so-called “Defense of Marriage Act” that prohibited the federal government from recognizing legal same-sex marriages, married gay and lesbian couples will be treated like married straight couples for immigration purposes.
Finally foreign-born same-sex partners can get a green card for citizenship the same way Americans with opposite-sex spouses can.
And the first one to send his congratulations was president Obama himself – while miss Merkel would have probably tried to apologize to her voters.

A huge and happy step towards equality – and still so much remains to be done in order for all men to be treated equal, with liberty and justice for all.