Same-Sex and LGBTQ Marriages

Same-Sex and LGBTQ Marriages

Same-sex marriage has been legal in every state in the United States since 2013. This means that any Canadian citizen who is in a same-sex relationship with an American citizen can apply for either a marriage-based green card or a K-1 fiancé visa.

Adjustment of status for same-sex and LGBTQ married couples

Canadians in same-sex or otherwise LGBTQ marriages to a U.S. citizen can elect to undergo the process of adjustment of status if they are currently in the United States on a work, student, or investor visa.

Consular processing for same-sex and LGBTQ married couples

As an alternative, the couple can go through consular processing via the U.S. consulate in Montreal if the Canadian spouse is living outside of the U.S.

K-1 visas for same-sex and LGBTQ married couples

A Canadian in a relationship with a U.S. citizen but who is not yet legally married may be sponsored for a K-1 fiancé visa by their U.S. citizen partner.

Same-Sex Marriage and LGBTQ Green Card Immigration Lawyer

Please email us or contact Maximilian Law Inc. if you are a Canadian looking for an experienced lawyer to assist you with your same-sex marriage or LGBTQ green card application.