GREEN CARD: Post-DOMA Reality for LGBT Family in Boulder, Colorado, Hits Home When the Mail is Delivered
On July 15, 2013, Cathy Davis received her issued green card in the mail. Cathy and Catriona are the first same-sex couple in the U.S. to receive a marriage-based green card after their immigration interview in January. 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 first immigrant to become a permanent resident in the U.S. through marriage to her same-sex spouse.
This is what equality looks like.