- Hundreds of same sex couples filed for green cards through marriage before the groundbreaking 2013 US Supreme Court decision in Windsor. Good news: the Immigration Service is reviewing cases filed since early 2011 and reopening prior denials.
- More good news: Same Sex couples who filed in the last 3 months are already being called in for interviews for green cards. Approvals have already been issued on petitions.
- Immigration will adjudicate green cards based on gay marriages in any state or country where a jurisdiction recognizes them.
- The process is being treated the same as “opposite sex” marriages. Of course, this means that Immigration will interview couples about the validity of their relationships, just like any others.
- For those to whom it may apply, questions may arise about divorces from earlier marriages. Be aware about skeptics. Consider a psychological evaluation about bisexual tendencies.
Think about all of the above 5 Things You Must Know About Same Sex Marriage Immigration, carefully.
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