U.S. Customs to recognize same-sex couples as families

12/17/2013 | Metro Weekly (Washington, D.C.)

Same-sex couples will be recognized as families while going through the customs declaration process in the U.S., under a final rule submitted Friday by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The rule allows long-term same-sex couples as well as residents and international visitors to file a joint customs declaration upon entering the U.S. Officials believe the change will "more accurately reflect relationships for U.S. citizens, residents and international visitors who are traveling together as a family."

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