Historic Supreme Court Decision Opens Immigration Benefits to Same-Sex Couples

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27th Jun 2013

By Nancy E. Miller and Steven J. Malm In an historic decision, the Supreme Court struck down the law preventing U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents from conveying immigration benefits to their same-sex spouses.  The Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”), … more

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Historic Supreme Court Decision Opens Immigration Benefits to Same-Sex Couples

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By Nancy E. Miller and Steven J. Malm In an historic decision, the Supreme Court struck down the law preventing U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents from conveying immigration benefits to their same-sex spouses.  The Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”), … more

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Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) Update!

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26th Jun 2013

The Supreme Court delivered two landmark decisions today striking down a 1996 Federal Law that denied benefits to same-sex couples. The rulings open the door for immigration benefits for same sex relationships.  Pdf Download

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Getting A Green Card After the Petitioner’s Death

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25th Jun 2013

Attorneys Nancy E. Miller and Michael Bhotiwihok Family-based immigration petitions are subject to prolonged waiting times before visas become available to beneficiaries.  More applications are filed per year than there are visas available.  As a result, even though the petition … more

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Obtain a Green Card Now or Wait for Possible Immigration Reform?

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18th Jun 2013

By Attorneys Nancy E. Miller and Frances Arroyo The future of Comprehensive Immigration Reform is still an open question.  The bill has passed committee and is being debated by the full Senate.  One hundred senators are busy proposing amendments – … more

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Provisional Waiver: A Real Relief!

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12th Jun 2013

By Robert L. Reeves & Nancy E. Miller The debate on the Immigration Reform Bill will begin this week in the Senate.  Republicans in the House are talking about defunding DACA.   Clearly, the future of these aspects of immigration law … more

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Obtain a Green Card Now or Wait for Possible Immigration Reform?

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5th Jun 2013

By Robert L. Reeves, Nancy E. Miller and Frances Arroyo There are numerous ways to obtain a green card right now without further delay. Individuals with a pathway to legal status should investigate all of their options.  Under the proposed … more

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