Immigration Law

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Linda Smith, et al. v. Reese McKinney, Jr. - right to marry
Posted on 25 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Linda Smith, a U.S. citizen, and “John Doe,” an undocumented immigrant, had been a couple for more than nine years. When they decided to marry, they could not obtain a marriage license from the Montgomery County Probate Office... Read More

Asylum Granted by Cleveland IJ: Guatemalan Women Unable to Leave Common-Law Marriage
Posted on 28 Feb 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Respondent has established that Guatemalan women who are unable to leave a common law relationship is a particular social group. ... Considering these actions in context with the fact that most such violence in Guatemala is motivated by gender,... Read More