Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano states addresses that the Supreme Court will ensure the implementation of last week’s ruling that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional. President Obama has taken measures to enforce this ruling and handle implications for federal benefits of same-sex marriages. Effective immediately, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will review immigration visa petitions filed by same-sex spouses equally as those filed by opposite-sex couples.
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