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Can an EU Country Forbid You from Being with Your Spouse?

Expand People walk behind the European Union's flag during the annual gay parade in Budapest July 5, 2008. The European Union Court of Justice's ruling on the case from Romania could be felt by same-sex couples throught the EU. © 2008 Reuters For most married European citizens it is simple: the European Union generally allows non-EU spouses of citizens to live and work anywhere in its jurisdiction if they accompany their EU citizen partner. All you need to do is register your marriage, and the wheels of bureaucracy should start turning. But one couple is only seeing hope after knocking on…

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