One ruled a US citizen, the other not: gay couple's twins face unusual battle

Government’s decision to treat two sons differently based on their paternal DNA casts a harsh light on the treatment of LGBT immigrant couples: ‘You’re not fully equal’

Aiden and Ethan Dvash-Banks were born four minutes apart. The twins, now 16 months old, love chasing each other around the house, wear the same clothes and share an obsession with Elmo.

In the eyes of the US government, however, the boys are not equal. Aiden is a citizen – and Ethan is undocumented. The boys’ parents are a married gay couple, and even though they legally share the same two fathers, the government has ruled only one is eligible to be a citizen.

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