I found this fascinating quote today:
Jerrold Nadler has finally provided us with the Vehicle legislation for UAFA. I believe this is a bettetr horse to back than Comprehensive Immigration Reform as a means to getting Immigration rights for binational couples. If RMA passes it seems we will indeed have our path to immigration and the Right wing Sessions of the World can stop worrying that UAFA is a backdoor to marriage – because we will indeed have our front door. Well done HRC and all the advocates – mostly big thanks to Jerrold Nadler, Tammy Baldwin and Jared Polis their dedicated staffers.lezgetreal.com, Front Door to Marriage -Respect for Marriage Act (RMA), Sep 2009
You should read the whole article.