USCIS Issues Guidance on Implementation of the Supreme Court’s DOMA Decision

USCIS has issued guidance on the implementation of last week’s Supreme Court decision striking down the Defense of Marriage Act. The guidance tells adjudicators to treat same-sex couples the same as heterosexual couples in immigration petitions. This guidance came after Secretary Napolitano directed USCIS yesterday to treat the petitions equally.
This comes on the heels of the approval of the first adjustment of status petition for a same-sex couple in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.  This is great news!!!!