Green Card marriage license expires in December

Green Card marriages will be invalidated in December, the federal government said Monday, following the Supreme Court’s decision in June to strike down a law that would have made them so.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Immigration Enforcement issued a statement saying the Department will begin issuing licenses to green card holders as soon as December 10, the same day that the Supreme Courts decision takes effect.

The new rules will ensure that the government will not be able to issue marriage licenses to any new applicants or renew licenses to anyone currently on the U.K.’s marriage license waiting list.

The decision is the latest twist in a contentious battle over marriage that has left Americans and foreigners fighting over what the United States means by the word “marriage.”The U