May 10, 2014

For LGBT Lawyers, It’s a New Game in Town

Ann Farmer

On June 26, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which does not recognize same-sex marriages, was unconstitutional. On that same day, Noemi Masliah, an immigration lawyer based in New York, could count at least 30 binational, same-sex immigration cases of hers pending with the appeals board of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

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