Blog Posts in October, 2009

  • Fact Sheet: USCIS To Process Applications of Widow(er)s of Deceased U.S. Citizens

    Introduction On October 28, 2009, the President signed the FY2010 DHS Appropriations Act into law, allowing eligible widows or widowers of U.S. citizens to qualify for permanent resident status regardless of how long the couple was married. The new law amends the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) by removing the two-year marriage requirement previously necessary for a widow(er) to qualify for ...
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