Legal Question in Immigration Law in New York

Can a Chinese man marry an American man and gain citizenship?

Asked on 6/26/13, 4:54 pm

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Marlene Hemmings Marlene Hemmings, Attorney at Law
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No. Unfortunately, gay marriage is not recognized by the federal government (despite the DOMA ruling yesterday) with respect to U.S. immigration laws.

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6/27/13, 10:55 am
Marlene Hemmings Marlene Hemmings, Attorney at Law
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Update: As of today, July 1, 2013. The Department of Homeland Security is adjudicating same sex marriage petitions where the marriage is legally recognized in the State the marriage took place.

Read the news release here: http://www.dhs.gov/topic/implementation-supreme-court-ruling-defense-marriage-act

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7/01/13, 7:40 pm

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