By the numbers

28,500 same-sex couples in the United States in which one partner is a U.S. citizen and the other is not.

11,500 same-sex couples where neither partner is a U.S. citizen.

40,000 same-sex couples could benefit if U.S. immigration law treated same-sex and opposite-sex couples alike.

7,100 bi-national gay couples live in California, which is more than any other state.

35 percent of bi-national gay couples are raising more than 17,000 children.

58 percent of dual non-citizen, bi-national gay couples are raising an estimated 7,700 children.

Source: Williams Institute 

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