The courts have recognized that sexual orientation is a particular social group. USCIS has begun to give green cards to spouses of same sex couples including some of my clients. Until recently, homosexual couples did not have the same immigration rights as heterosexual couples, specifically, the right to obtain permanent resident status Green Card through a spouse who is a U. She has successfully handled immigration matters with the followin g types of issues which can frequently arise in cases involving members of the LGBTQ community: Free Personal Injury Consultation: We serve the following localities: Congressman and Senator who would listen to his story about the unfair discrimination present in our immigration laws due to DOMA.
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See United States v. Rene Berrospi, Peruvian attorney. Withholding of Removal can only be applied for if the individual is already in removal deportation proceedings and essentially, stops the person from being removed and allows them to live in the U. Immigration Law entails the rules that the federal government has established regarding who is permitted to enter the country, and the amount of time they are permitted to stay. Why The Shulman Law Group? Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender LGBT immigrants face unique challenges, requiring an immigration lawyer with particular expertise in assisting foreign partners of United States lesbians and gay men to legalize their status in the United States.