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Same-sex marriage goes unrecognized by federal immigration law

There are many ways in which a non-U.S. citizen can gain citizenship. A green card is a common way for people to earn citizenship, as the cards grants permanent residence and can lead to U.S. citizenship. An immigrant can also attempt to become a naturalized citizen, or they can claim asylum if they are being [...]

By |2018-03-28T14:15:32+00:00October 12th, 2012|Categories: Family Immigration, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Same-sex marriage goes unrecognized by federal immigration law

Immigrant threatened with deportation challenges gay marriage ban

Deportation is a very serious threat that not only affects the person who may be forced out of the country, but friends and family members who depend on the person's presence. Once someone is out of the country, their ability to appeal is incredibly difficult. Not only is there a physical barrier that must be [...]

By |2018-03-09T21:33:12+00:00July 16th, 2012|Categories: Deportation & Removal Defense, Family Immigration, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Immigrant threatened with deportation challenges gay marriage ban