A soldier returned from war only to be told that he can’t be with his wife.
Specialist Andy Price was away from his wife Hayley when he served in Afghanistan.
When he returned to Lewis McChord, the couple went to visit Haley’s family in Canada.
When they attempted to cross the border back into the U.S., customs and border patrol told Hayley, a Canadian citizen, that she had to stay behind.
The couple married last year and had just filed a marriage visa.
The law doesn’t allow spouses to return to the U.S while a visa is pending.
However, spouses of military members are allowed to be in the U.S. illegally.
Once the media and the couple’s lawyer inquired about the situation, the government did an about face and allowed Haley back into the U.S. last night.