Married Same-Sex and Straight Couples Now Treated Equally for Green Cards

The recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings on same-sex marriage mark real progress and raise many questions.

Our office – indeed most immigration law offices – have been inundated with questions about the impact of the recent same-sex marriage rulings on family-based immigration.  USCIS has published an excellent FAQ that answers many of the questions that we are receiving. We encourage you to check out this piece.

We are finding that straight and gay couples now face essentially the same hurdles when filing for green cards.  The same types of documentary evidence that show the legitimacy of the marriage are required, and applications must be prepared with the same care.

After you have reviewed the USCIS FAQ, we look forward to addressing  any follow-up questions or concerns you may have and to assist you with your green card filing.

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