LGBTGIA+ Marriage-Based Green Cards and K-1 Fiancé Visas

June 26, 2013 brought a landmark decision from the U.S. Supreme Court finding part of the Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”) unconstitutional. Soon after this decision, the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) issued a decision stating that same-sex marriage licenses must be recognized for purposes of U.S. immigration law given that the marriage was valid according to the law where the marriage took place.


Our office understands that there may be certain issues unique to our lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTIA+) immigrant clients and families. We can screen for eligibility, screen for any potential issues and help you each step of the way to ensure whichever process is best suited to your needs goes forward as smoothly as possible.


Personalized, client-centered lawyering makes all the difference. We are on your side and by your side at every step. Our first goal is getting to know you and your unique circumstances so we can help determine the best immigration options for you. We take pride in understanding and staying up-to-date with the complex and ever-changing immigration laws so that we can be there to guide you every step of the way. We look forward to hearing from you!