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

For Gay Immigrants, Marriage Ruling Brings Relief and a Path to a Green Card
Posted on 2 Jul 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Supreme Court’s decision on Wednesday to strike down the federal law against same-sex marriage brought a stunning improvement in the lives of Steven Infante, an immigrant from Colombia, and his American husband — less than an hour... Read More

DOMA Ruling Opens Doors for Immigration for Same-Sex Spouses
Posted on 27 Jun 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A Hollywood genius might have been hard-pressed to produce a more perfect ending to Melanie Servetas' story. Servetas was marrying the love of her life Wednesday morning near a picturesque Rio de Janeiro beach. At the same time, the U.S. Supreme... Read More

Class Action Lawsuit Challenges DOMA in Family Immigration Cases
Posted on 14 Jul 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Arenas, et al. v. Napolitano, et al., Case No. SACV12-1137-JVS(MLGx) (United States District Court for the Central District of California) "The 25-year old son of an immigrant from the Philippines, with his mother and her U.S. citizen spouse,... Read More