Immigration Law

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Excerpts From the Sept. 1, 2013, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 22 Aug 2013 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

Administration Issues Additional Guidance Following Supreme Court’s DOMA Ruling The State Department and Department of Homeland Security issued further guidance in August on the implementation of the Supreme Court’s ruling in United States... Read More

USCIS Updates Same-Sex Marriage FAQ
Posted on 26 Jul 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"USCIS has published additional frequently asked questions based on the Supreme Court’s United States v. Windsor ruling, which invalidated part of the Defense of Marriage Act. This information is available on the USCIS website on the Same-Sex... Read More

USCIS on Implementation of the Supreme Court Ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act
Posted on 3 Jul 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS, July 2, 2013 : Statement from Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano: “After last week’s decision by the Supreme Court holding that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional, President Obama... Read More

Tags: DOMA , USCIS

DOJ Remands Another DHS 'DOMA Denial'
Posted on 14 May 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Just before Mother’s Day this North Carolina family learned that the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) rejected the denial of the marriage-based green card petition they had filed last year. The BIA sent the case back to the U.S. Citizenship... Read More