More Guidance on Post-DOMA Benefits

As previously announced, on June 26 the Supreme Court struck down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as unconstitutional, permitting bi-national, same-sex married couples to petition for the same immigration benefits offered to heterosexual couples. These...

Changes at the Helm of Immigration Agencies

In mid-July, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano announced that she would be leaving DHS to become president of the University of California, and expected to leave her post in September. A former governor of Arizona, Napolitano is only the...