Here & Now's Deepa Fernandes talks with Ed Markowitz, a U.S. Navy veteran who is living in Canada because his wife is currently barred from living in the U.S. due to federal immigration law.

Later, Ashley DeAzevedo, the president of American Families United, a group which is fighting to fix situations like Markowitz's, shares more about the progress of bipartisan legislation to address these bars for spouses of U.S. citizens.



This segment aired on April 19, 2023.

American Families United


American Families United proposes solutions to Congress and supports efforts to advance legislation that affects U.S. citizens married to foreign nationals.