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Unpub. BIA Visa Petition Victory: MTF Transgender Married to USC Male

Case Conclusion Date: 02.01.2012

Practice Area: Immigration

Outcome: Won on Appeal at the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)

Description: A Male to Female Trangender married to a Male US Citizen. Appeal of denial by USCIS for same sex marriage. BIA holding, "[W]e find that the petitioner and the beneficiary have a 'monogamous, heterosexual marriage.' We thus find it appropriate to remand the record to the Field Office Director to continue processing the instant immediate relative visa petition filed by the United States citizen petitioner on behalf of the beneficiary as his wife."

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