Monthly Archives: June 2013

American citizens can now sponsor their same-sex foreign national partners for marriage-based immigrant visas, SCOTUS, United States v. Windsor

With the recognition of the legality of same-sex marriage for immigration purposes, thousands of couples and families will now be able to avoid painful periods of separation. Repeal of DOMA will have significant impact on medical power of attorney, immigration, … Continue reading

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Noncitizens Previously Removed or Unlawfully Present

Noncitizens Previously Removed or Unlawfully Present. Unlawful Reentry Matter of Torres-Garcia, 23 I&N Dec. 866 (BIA 2006) (1) An alien who reenters the United States without admission after having previously been removed is inadmissible under section 212(a)(9)(C)(i)(II) of the Immigration … Continue reading

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