Same Sex Marriage

Esta nota trata sobre los requisitos para residencia americana por matrimonio. En la imagen pueden verse dos alianzas de matrimonio sobre la sección de matrimonios del periódico norteamericano. La imagen es solo ilustrativa

Marriage-Based Adjustment of Status: Frequently Asked Questions

A marriage-based adjustment of status is a direct way to access a permanent residence and eventually to citizenship. If you are a foreign-born spouse of a United States citizen and currently live in the United States, you may be eligible for lawful permanent residence–popularly known as the “green card.” The green card enables the holder …

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The Fiancé and Spouse Visa: Which One is Best for You?

U.S. citizens engaged to foreign nationals who want to live in the United States must ensure that their future spouse obtains the right immigration visa to avoid status problems down the line. The two main marriage-related visas are the K-1 Visa (known as the “fiancé visa”) and the Marriage-Based Visa (the “green card” visa). The …

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LGBTQ Couples & Family-Based immigration: What to consider when documenting a Bona Fide Marriage

People have entered the United States through marriage for a very long time; it is perhaps one of the easier ways, at least in people’s minds, to gain entry and citizenship. However, many try to marry solely for the purpose of circumventing immigration laws, and that is fraud.  As a result, US Citizens and Lawful …

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Immigration for the Transgender Community: Know Your Rights!

Transgender immigrants travel to the United States for many reasons. Some individuals arrive in response to an offer of employment. Others fell in love with a U.S. citizen and are coming on a K-1 fiancé(e) visa to marry them and begin a new life that includes a family and future U.S. citizenship. Many also come …

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What You Need to Know: Immigration & Same Sex Marriage

What You Need to Know: Immigration & Same Sex Marriage

  “After last week’s decision by the Supreme Court holding that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional, President Obama directed federal departments to ensure the decision and its implication for federal benefits for same-sex legally married couples are implemented swiftly and smoothly. To that end, effective immediately, I have directed …

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