Filing an Abused Spouse Petition (I-360) to Obtain a Green Card

Filing an Abused Spouse Petition (I-360) to Obtain a Green Card

If you or a loved one is an immigrant to the United States, and is a battered spouse, child or parent, you may file an immigrant visa petition under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), as amended by the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).  In order to do so, you...
DOMA and Transgender Spouses – How this Relates to Your Marriage Petition

DOMA and Transgender Spouses – How this Relates to Your Marriage Petition

As a Miami family-based immigration attorney, I had previously touched upon the effect of the United State Supreme Court’s  ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 2013 that the government cannot deny federal benefits to...