First L-2 Visa is Presented to Same-Sex Spouse of a Non-Immigrant Visa Applicant
Mr. Johannes Conradie is moving to New York, and visited the U.S. Consulate General in Amsterdam last week for his L2 visa interview. Today, he was surprised by U.S. Consul General Randy Berry, who presented him with the printed visa placed in his passport.
"This is the first derivative visa we have had the privilege of issuing to the same-sex spouse of a visa applicant in Amsterdam after the U.S. Supreme Court repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act," remarked Consul General Berry. "We are excited to have the opportunity to reunite families that are immigrating, or in this case, help keep families together that are going to work in the United States.
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