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Gay Immigrant Seeks Reversal of Infamous 1975 Green Card Denial, Based on Historic Same-Sex Marriage

Gay Immigrant Seeks Reversal of Infamous 1975 Green Card Denial, Based on Historic Same-Sex Marriage

April 18th, 2014

On Monday, April 21, at 10 a.m., Anthony Sullivan, a 72-year-old gay immigrant, will ask the Los Angeles Field Office of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) to reopen his[...]

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[...]

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[...]

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[...]

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,[...]

Gay Couple in Florida Receives Approval of Marriage-Based Green Card Petition Just Two Days After Historic Supreme Court Ruling Striking Down DOMA

Gay Couple in Florida Receives Approval of Marriage-Based Green Card Petition Just Two Days After Historic Supreme Court Ruling Striking Down DOMA

June 30th, 2013

The DOMA Project Couple Receives First-Ever Approval of Green Card Petition, Recognizing their Marriage Just two days after the historic Supreme Court ruling striking down the Defense of Marriage Act[...]

NYC Immigration Judge Stops Deportation Proceedings Within Minutes of Supreme Court Ruling on DOMA

NYC Immigration Judge Stops Deportation Proceedings Within Minutes of Supreme Court Ruling on DOMA

June 27th, 2013

Post-DOMA universe had its first impact on a binational couple within minutes of DOMA being struck down by the Supreme Court. Within thirty minutes of the Supreme Court ruling, New[...]

SUPREME COURT STRIKES DOWN ANTI-GAY “DEFENSE OF MARRIAGE ACT” IN HISTORIC RULING

SUPREME COURT STRIKES DOWN ANTI-GAY “DEFENSE OF MARRIAGE ACT” IN HISTORIC RULING

June 27th, 2013

MARRIAGES OF SAME-SEX COUPLES NOW RECOGNIZED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY Gay American Citizens Can Now Sponsor Foreign-Born Spouses for Green Cards, Ending Immigration Nightmare In a groundbreaking and historic ruling,[...]

(VIDEO) Married Gay Couple Scheduled For Green Card Interview in New York, One Day Before Supreme Court Rules on DOMA

(VIDEO) Married Gay Couple Scheduled For Green Card Interview in New York, One Day Before Supreme Court Rules on DOMA

June 25th, 2013

In 1996, Andres received the highest rank that a Mormon missionary could achieve because he was an expert on promoting the Proclamation of the Family, which defines marriage as a[...]

(VIDEO) Love Makes a Family: For Cathy, Catriona and Their Three Children in Boulder, Colorado Everything is at Stake in the Imminent Supreme Court Ruling

(VIDEO) Love Makes a Family: For Cathy, Catriona and Their Three Children in Boulder, Colorado Everything is at Stake in the Imminent Supreme Court Ruling

June 24th, 2013

Cathy and Catriona may be the first married, same-sex couple in the United States to receive a green card, after they completed their interview at the Denver, Colorado USCIS office[...]

Michigan Mom: I Want My Son and His Fiancé To Come Home From Turkey

Michigan Mom: I Want My Son and His Fiancé To Come Home From Turkey

June 7th, 2013

I am the proud mother of two sons; Adam (age 41) and Mike (age 38). From the time they were little boys my sons were taught respect for others, the[...]

Mother's Day Present for North Carolina Lesbian Couple: BIA Rejects USCIS

Mother's Day Present for North Carolina Lesbian Couple: BIA Rejects USCIS "DOMA Denial" of Green Card Petition

May 14th, 2013

Just before Mother's Day this North Carolina family learned that the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) rejected the denial of the marriage-based green card petition they had filed last year.[...]

VICTORY! Immigration Judge Delays

VICTORY! Immigration Judge Delays "DOMA Deportation" for Gay Couple for a Third Time, Giving USCIS Another Chance to Approve Their Green Card Petition

May 2nd, 2013

DOMA Project participants, Brian and Alfonso, were due in San Francisco Immigration Court today to face the Immigration Judge, again. Back in March 2012, at their first hearing, Alfonso faced[...]

John and Shaun Attend Their Green Card Interview, Determined to be Treated Like All Other Married Couples

John and Shaun Attend Their Green Card Interview, Determined to be Treated Like All Other Married Couples

April 24th, 2013

Ever since we married in January 2012 and later decided to file a green card petition - the same way an opposite sex couple would- we knew, if we were[...]

Separated from his Husband Juan by the U.S.-Mexico Border, Brian Joins DOMA Project Rally at Supreme Court

Separated from his Husband Juan by the U.S.-Mexico Border, Brian Joins DOMA Project Rally at Supreme Court

April 2nd, 2013

Our story begins in February, 2011. I remember as if it were yesterday. I had planned a trip to Mexico City and I had chatted with this wonderful guy ahead[...]

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