The deadline is approaching for requesting that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) reopen a petition or application based on a marriage between a same-sex couple that was denied prior to February 23, 2011. The deadline to request the petition or application be reopened is March 31, 2014.
See Blog post "The Death of DOMA" for more information on treatment of same-sex couples after the Supreme Court's decision in U.S. v. Windsor, No. 12-307, 570 U.S. __, 2013 WL 3196928 (June 26, 2013) finding Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”), which defined the word “marriage” as the union between one man and one woman for purposes of any federal ruling, regulation or interpretation, to be unconstitutional. http://miimmigrationnews.com/miimmigration/2013/7/29/the-death-of-doma