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USCIS Approves 2010 Green Card Petition for Pioneering Gay Couple Who Stopped the First DOMA Deportation

USCIS Approves 2010 Green Card Petition for Pioneering Gay Couple Who Stopped the First DOMA Deportation

September 24th, 2013

In the summer of 2010, Josh and Henry married in Connecticut, eight years after Henry first arrived in this country with his mother and sister from Venezuela. A failed employment-based immigration case filed by an unscrupulous lawyer had resulted in[...]

23 Years Together, Raising Four Children, Mark and Frédéric Rejoice at Their Approved Green Card Case

23 Years Together, Raising Four Children, Mark and Frédéric Rejoice at Their Approved Green Card Case

August 27th, 2013

In Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Mark Himes and Frédéric Deloizy, stepped up to the front lines of the fight against DOMA early on in 2011 by filing a marriage-based green card petition and advocating for full equality for their family. As a foreigner,[...]

Green Card Granted: Victory over DOMA for Becky and Sanne in North Carolina

Green Card Granted: Victory over DOMA for Becky and Sanne in North Carolina

August 5th, 2013

Late Sunday night, DOMA Project co-founder, immigration attorney Lavi Soloway, boarded a red eye flight from Los Angeles to Charlotte, North Carolina, to witness the equal protection guarantee of the U.S. Constitution work its magic for a married binational lesbian[...]

Rick & Gonzalo: Same-Day Green Card Approval for Married Gay Couple in San Francisco, Just Hours After Interview

Rick & Gonzalo: Same-Day Green Card Approval for Married Gay Couple in San Francisco, Just Hours After Interview

August 1st, 2013

In 2012, after years of fighting DOMA as a binational couple from Argentina and San Francisco, Gonzalo proposed to Rick with two dozen beautiful red roses, along with chocolate, a large red heart, and a card that said, “You are[...]

USCIS Finalizes Formal Procedures for Reopening, Processing, and Approving Green Card and Fiance(e) Visa Petitions Previously Denied Due to DOMA

USCIS Finalizes Formal Procedures for Reopening, Processing, and Approving Green Card and Fiance(e) Visa Petitions Previously Denied Due to DOMA

July 27th, 2013

Just a month after DOMA was struck down by the Supreme Court, The DOMA Project advocacy yielded USCIS procedures for reversal of denied green card and fiancé(e) visa petitions. USCIS formally announced that: USCIS will reopen those petitions or applications that were[...]

GREEN CARD GRANTED: Tom Bercu and Claus Andersbo of Los Angeles

GREEN CARD GRANTED: Tom Bercu and Claus Andersbo of Los Angeles

July 21st, 2013

Tom Bercu and Claus Andersbo of Los Angeles become the fourth same-sex couple in the nation to receive a marriage-based green card after the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act last month. The DOMA Project participants, Tom[...]

Lesbian Couple in San Jose, CA Receives The Third Marriage-Based Green Card After Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA

Lesbian Couple in San Jose, CA Receives The Third Marriage-Based Green Card After Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA

July 15th, 2013

USCIS Issues Green Card to U.K. Spouse of Award-Winning Activist and U.S. Citizen On July 15, 2013, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a green card to U.K. citizen, Karin Bogliolo, 72, based on her marriage to U.S. citizen[...]

Gay Couple in LA Receives a Marriage-Based Green Card Just Two Weeks After Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA

Gay Couple in LA Receives a Marriage-Based Green Card Just Two Weeks After Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA

July 14th, 2013

USCIS Issues Green Card to British Spouse of Gay U.S. Citizen, Ending Their 13-Year Struggle to be Together On July 11, 2013, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a green card to U.K. citizen, Shaun Stent, based on his[...]

COMING HOME! First Green Card Petition Approved for Gay Couple in DOMA Exile

COMING HOME! First Green Card Petition Approved for Gay Couple in DOMA Exile

July 10th, 2013

Another first in the post-DOMA reality for binational couples: married, gay couple exiled in Canada becomes first to receive approval of green card petition that had been previously denied because of DOMA. Obama administration made good on the last week's promise[...]

PRESS RELEASE: Same-Sex Couple Raising Three Children in Colorado Becomes the First in the U.S. to Receive a Marriage-Based Green Card After Immigration Interview in January

PRESS RELEASE: Same-Sex Couple Raising Three Children in Colorado Becomes the First in the U.S. to Receive a Marriage-Based Green Card After Immigration Interview in January

July 5th, 2013

USCIS Issues a Green Card to the Irish Spouse of a Lesbian U.S. Citizen On July 3, 2013, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a green card for Cathy Davis based on her marriage to Catriona Dowling, making Cathy the[...]

 

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