Wednesday, June 10, 2009
An Important Announcement from the Department of Homeland Security
DHS announced yesterday that they will not be deporting widows and widowers of
citizens for the next two years who have been waiting for their family-based visa petitions to be adjudicated by DHS/CIS. DHS also called for legislation to address this unfortunate predicament. Senators Menendez (D-NJ) and Gillibrand (D-NY) have weighed in with their support of DHS' decision, and have introduced legislation building upon these new rules. U.S.