Class In DOMA Case Calls Work Permit Process 'Total Scam'

Law360, Los Angeles (September 10, 2013, 7:53 PM EDT) -- A class of immigrants in binational same-sex marriages who were denied employment benefits based on the Defense of Marriage Act urged a California federal judge Tuesday to compel the U.S. government to issue them work permits expeditiously, saying the government's administrative procedures were a “total scam.”

Class counsel Peter Schey said U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services denied benefits to approximately 7,000 immigrants, citing DOMA's definition of marriage as between a a man and a woman, and even though the U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled the law...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.