Gay Israelis celebrate love in the time of U.S. visa equality
Last week, two married same-sex couples became the first Israelis to reap the benefits of U.S. visa guidelines giving them the same rights as straight couples.
When Israeli Elad Ben-Yosef was offered a plum job at Microsoft in the United States this year, his excitement was marred by concern. Although he and his husband Idan Frumin were married in New York, when it came to applying for a U.S. visa, they didn’t have the same rights as opposite-sex married couples.
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