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On Location Video: United by love, divided by law

This couple, one from Brazil, one from New York, hopes the Supreme Court will strike down the Defense of Marriage act so they can live together in the US.

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American Alison Medina and Brazilian Michele Castro fell in love and got married in Rio de Janeiro. They hoped to move back to New York, but their marriage made it impossible to get Michele a visa. (Jimmy Chalk/GlobalPost)

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil and NEW YORK, New York — American Alison Medina and Brazilian Michele Castro fell in love and got married in Rio de Janeiro. They hoped to move back to New York, but their marriage made it difficult to get Michele a visa.

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130612/us-defense-of-marriage-act-supreme-court-brazil-rio