It is our understanding that New York state progams like workers' compensation, state pensions and Social Security Disability Benenefits should be available to same sex spouses with the modification of DOMA. Options to same sex partners have greatly increased. Social Security Disability benefits are payable to spouses under the auxiliary benefit component, immigration status for same sex partners in New York is now greatly improved as are pensions and other benefits.
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