While much of the focus of the media today will be on benefits to DREAMers, same sex couples facing separation due to the Defense of Marriage Act will likely also be positively affected by today's announcement. While the White House has said that it is not interested in defending DOMA, it has still been placing people in deportation proceedings. The travesty that is DOMA won''t go away - yet - but having some more peace of mind in knowing that one won't be separated from a spouse is an important step forward in the fight for immigration equality.