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Breaking News: USCIS To Begin Processing Petitions for Married Same-Sex Couples!

As a result of today's Supreme Court ruling invalidating §3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced that DHS will "implement today's decision so that all married couples will be treated equally and fairly in the administration of our immigration laws." Accordingly, this office expects that USCIS will imminently begin processing I-130 applications for married same-sex couples.

If you are legally married and would like to petition your same-sex spouse, call our office today for an appointment!

Read More:

Statement by Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano via DHS
DHS working to implement DOMA ruling for immigrants via The Hill