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July 2013 Archives

August 2013 Visa Bulletin - Family 2A Category is Current

According to the US Department of State, the August 2013 Visa Bulletin makes the family-based second preference category (F2A) current for all nationalities across the board.  This means that all spouses and children under the age of 21 of U.S. lawful permanent residents who are beneficiaries of approved I-130 petitions may file for adjustment of status ("Green card") or for an immigrant visa in August 2013.

Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) Decision Opens Way for Same-sex immigrant petitions

The Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said that the Supreme Court ruling will allow U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents petition for their same-sex spouses who would be able to obtain their "green cards". It is estimated that 36,000 foreign nationals will benefit from this groundbreaking ruling.

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