"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...
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...
"A New York woman releases a deep sigh of relief as she reflects on a
court ruling that her spouse will not be torn from her by the looming
threat of deportation. 'Now we can make plans, and we have all the time in the world,' Cristina...
"Unless and until DOMA is struck down, repealed or other changes to the law occur ,
U.S. immigration officials will not approve a marriage-based immigrant
petition filed for a same-sex spouse. The good news is that are many
"A lesbian couple is
appealing the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service's decision to
deny a spousal green card as questions about their marriage loom with
threat of deportation. Dummerston residents Frances Herbert and Japanese-born...
"Five legally married same-sex couples filed a lawsuit on Monday to
challenge the 1996 law that bars the federal government from recognizing
same-sex marriages , arguing that its impact is particularly harsh on couples that include an American...