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Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA)

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WE CAN HELP YOU REUNITE WITH YOUR LOVED ONES!

On June 26, 2013, same-sex couples breathed a collective sigh of relief in the United States and countries around the globe. Before this historic day, same-sex couples could not enjoy the same federal rights, protections, and benefits as heterosexual couples, but President Obama decided to do something about it by overturning Section Three of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).

With the new mandates set out in DOMA, same-sex couples now experience relief and equality formerly denied to them. Our firm wants to help you and your loved ones take advantage of this exciting new legislation. We have more than 25 years of legal immigration experience and look forward to possibly making the future you’ve always desired a reality.

HOW DOES DOMA BENEFIT ME?

One of the most fundamental aspects of America’s immigration system has been the reunification of families. Unfortunately, same-sex couples were not afforded this same privilege until very recently. DOMA now saves these couples from having to skirt around the law and reunites them once and for all.

Some of the most significant benefits of DOMA for same-sex couples include:

  • Sponsoring stepchildren to come to the U.S.
  • Preventing domestic violence survivors from being deported
  • Admitting fiancés of U.S. citizens and their children
  • Eligibility for follow-to-join benefits
  • Giving undocumented spouses the chance to apply for hardship waivers

These benefits and others can truly give same-sex couples a new lease on life. By taking advantage of DOMA’s reformed directives, couples who were formerly separated by hundreds of miles can now experience the magnitude of what a relationship should truly look like.

GET REPRESENTATION FROM OUR WINTER PARK IMMIGRATION LAWYER

At Catherine R. Henin-Clark, P.A., we represent same-sex couples and are proud to help them along the way to a happier future where they are finally reunited with the person they love. Our clients benefit from unparalleled legal representation and personalized counsel every step of the way.

Don’t wait any longer to pursue your happy ending! Schedule a consultation with our team today. We proudly represent clients throughout the U.S., including couples in Winter Park, Orlando, Florida, Miami, Chicago, New York City, and Los Angeles.

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