Obama administration offers new hope for bi-national same-sex couples

http://lgbtweekly.com/2012/10/09/obama-administration-offers-new-hope-for-bi-national-same-sex-couples/

Same-sex relationships that rise to the level of “family relationships” are long-term, same-sex relationships in which the individuals
• are each other’s sole domestic partner and intend to remain so indefinitely;
• are not in a marital or other domestic relationship with anyone else; and typically maintain a common residence
• and share financial obligations and assets.