Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano’s June 26, 2013 statment about immigration benefits following the Supreme Court’s declaration of DOMA’s unconstitutionality: I applaud today’s Supreme Court decision in United States v. Windsor holding that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional. This discriminatory law denied thousands of legally married same-sex couples many important… Read More »
Archives for June 2013
DOMA is ruled unconstitutional. The Supreme Court issued its decision this morning. Read it here. Federal law, including benefits, must now apply equally to all legally married couples – whether same sex or opposite sex. Gay married couples may now seek applicable IMMIGRATION BENEFITS.
World Refugee Day was established by the U.N. to honor the courage, strength and determination of women, men and children who are forced to flee their homes under threat of persecution, conflict and violence. Learn more here.