Newsletter - June 2013

Newsletter - June 2013
June 28, 2013

Landmark U.S. Supreme Court Decision Grants Immigration Benefits to Same Sex Families

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On June 26, 2013, the Supreme Court struck down a federal law defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman. (more)


ILG Applauds Senate Passage of Historic Immigration Reform Legislation

On June 27, 2013, the Senate took a momentous step forward with a vote of 68-32 in favor of final passage of S. 744, the "Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act." (more)


Spike in I-485 Requests for Evidence

USCIS previously issued a Policy Memorandum directing USCIS Service Centers processing retrogressed I-485 applications for adjustment of status to request additional information prior to a final decision. (more)


New Procedures for Form I-94

With the summer travel season upon us, this is a reminder that since April 30, 2013, US Custom and Border Protection (CBP) no longer require foreign travelers to fill out a paper form I-94 upon arrival to the US by air or sea. (more)