Petition Closed
Petitioning Division of Citizenship and Immigration Services Department of Homeland Security, REP- Janet Napalitano and 4 others
This petition will be delivered to:
Division of Citizenship and Immigration Services
Department of Homeland Security, REP- Janet Napalitano
Rep. Nancy Pelosi
U.S. House of Representatives
U.S. Senate
President of the United States

Stop the Deportation of Anthony John Makk and STOP Defending DOMA

Anthony John Makk is an Australian citizen who has been legally married to his spouse Bradford Wells for 7 years and has been residing in the U.S. under a visa. They have been together for more than 19 years, have made many friends, have made a life together, and have sacrificed for each other. Makk is also the primary caretaker for Wells, as Wells has health complications.

On Monday, August 8, 2011, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services board declared that Makk must leave the country by August 25, 2011, citing DOMA, the 1996 bill that federally does not recognize a marriage between same sex partners.

These fellow human beings are in a loving committed relationship, pay taxes, and deserve the same federal rights that all opposite sex couples have. The Obama administration has stated that they will stop defending DOMA and this is proof that they aren't doing their jobs when it comes to the rights of same sex couples.

Everyone, I implore you, Look at your own spouse or partner, now Imagine that the federal government refused to acknowledge your relationship as a legal one. You have built your whole life together, lived in the same place for years. Now imagine that you have only TWO WEEKS left to live with your partner because they were being removed from the country.

We can change this. We can change two people's lives. We have the power to do some good in this world of bad. Please Sign this. Thank you.


Letter to
Division of Citizenship and Immigration Services Department of Homeland Security, REP- Janet Napalitano
Rep. Nancy Pelosi
U.S. House of Representatives
and 2 others
U.S. Senate
President of the United States
I just signed the following petition addressed to: President Obama, Janet Napolitano, Obama Administration.

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Stop the Deportation of Anthony John Makk

Anthony John Makk is an Australian Citizen who has been legally married to his spouse Bradford Wells for 7 years and has been residing in the U.S. under a visa.

They have been together for more than 19 years, have made many friends, have made a life together, and have sacrificed for each other, just as much as any opposite sex couple. Makk is also the primary caretaker for Wells, as Wells has health complications.

On Monday, August 8, 2011, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services board declared that Makk must leave the country by August 25, 2011, citing DOMA, the 1996 bill that federally does not recognize a marriage between same gender partners.

These fellow human beings are in a loving committed relationship, pay taxes, and deserve the same federal rights that all opposite sex couples have. The Obama administration has stated that they will stop defending DOMA and several courts have found DOMA unconstitutional.

Please allow Anthony John Makk to stay with his loving husband in the United States. Please do not violate Bradford Wells constitutional right to live with and love the person of his choice.


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Sincerely,