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Supreme Court’s DOMA Ruling Provides New Immigration Opportunities for Same-Sex Spouses

by Pullman & Comley, LLC on

The United States Supreme Court’s June 2013 ruling striking down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as unconstitutional has created an opportunity for certain foreign nationals in same-sex marriages to petition for...more

What Are The Immigration Consequences of the Fall of DOMA?

by Scott Legal, P.C. on

One of the key policy drivers behind Immigration law is family unification and several aspects of the law provide for preferential immigration treatment for spouses. ...more

Immigration Implications of Supreme Court’s DOMA Ruling

by Morgan Lewis on

Court's holding that section 3 of the act is unconstitutional will allow U.S. nationals to sponsor same-sex spouses for immigration benefits. On June 26, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that section 3 of the Defense of...more

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