Immigration Law

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BIA on DOMA, the INA and same-sex marriage: Matter of Zeleniak
Posted on 17 Jul 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act, Pub. L. No. 104 199, 110 Stat. 2419, 2419 (1996), is no longer an impediment to the recognition of lawful same-sex marriages and spouses under the Immigration and Nationality Act if the marriage is valid under... Read More

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