USCIS Accepting Same-Sex Married Petitions

In a July 2013 statement, Secretary Napolitano stated,”…effective immediately, I have directed USCIS to review immigration visa petitions filed on behalf of a same-sex spouse in the same manner as those filed on behalf of an opposite-sex spouse.” USCIS provided answers to frequently asked questions same-sex legally married couples may have regarding ensuring the Court’s decision on its implications for securing benefits. To read the FAQ’s click here