If a citizen marries and applies for a green card for the spouse and the spouse comes to US and is abusive how can the citizen send this person back?
Contact the INS. They would be able to help you.
The person cannot just be "sent back" simply because the US citizen has changed his or her mind about the marriage. If the person has the conditional green card, the US citizen can refuse to file the joint petition to remove the conditions, but that does not guarantee that the person will not be able to obtain the permanant greencard. Once a person has legally immigrated to the US, it takes a lot for him or her to be deported. Any US citizen can bring a person to the US, but he/she cannot have the person deported for personal reasons. Marriages fail every day. Whether the ex is allowed to stay in the United States or not is not the concern of the American spouse, but of the INS officer who gets assigned to the case.
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If a person entered the US illegally and then later married a US citizen what is the process in which the citizen would gain residency for the illegal spouse or could they for that matter?
It is a long process. Please come to immigrate2us.net. There are a lot of nice people there who know a lot about it.
How can a abused and soon to be divorced US citizen deport the immigrant spouse who is on a temp green card?
A US citizen cannot deport his or her spouse (unless, of course, he or she is an authorized agent of the INS) When it comes time to remove the conditions on the green card, th…e US citizen should not sign the petition and should not go to the interview. This does not guarantee, however, that the person will not get his/her greencard. If the alien proves that he/she entered the marriage in good faith, he/she may still be able to remove the conditions without the US citizen spouse's signature. It is best for the US citizen to get on with his/her life. Whether the alien gets to stay in the US or not is really out of his/her hands.
If you are a non-us citizen and you are married to a US citizen but your I-94 has expired can you still apply for a green card?
Yes you can, your spouse would have to file all the necessary papers for you. The I-130, I-485, I-765 along with the I-864 affidavit of support. If your spouse is does not mee…t the required dollar amount in income, they can have a family member or friend sponsor you jointly. These documents would have to be accompanied with five (5) recent passport photos of you and one recent one of your spouse. Copies of all your documents passport, birth certificate, marriage license, expired I-94 form, your spouse's U.S birth certificate, copies of any divorce decrees for both of you if any, a physical specifically for immigration including testing results for syphillus and HIV, along with your immunization records. Once all the above is properly submitted with the necessary fees ($1,010) You should get a reply within six weeks or so to acknowlege receipt, and set up an appointment to be finger printed. Three to four months there after you should receive your working papers which will enable you to get a SS# to work. Eight months to a year after you should be called for an appointment to determine if you will be granted your Green Card, the length of your marriage prior to applying would determine if your Green card is Conditional or Permanent. I recently just went through the exact process, good luck to you!..
What happens if a US citizen gets convicted of a crime before their alien spouse gets their green card?
Answer . As a US citizen, you can sponsor an alien for U.S. Green Card application for the the immediate relatives of a U.S. citizen, such as your wife. But as a convict…ed criminal, most likely you are in jail, with little or no income. So it is difficult for you to "sponsor" an alien financially. The USCIS Form I-864 - Affidavit of Support is required for family-sponsored immigration. An affidavit of support is a guarantee to U.S. government that an immigrant will not become a public charge. SO you may need a a co-sponsor for her financial sponsor for Form I-864 if needed.
Can a citizen spouse have their ex-spouse deported for entering into the marriage for the purpose of obtaining a green card.?
Answer . yes if you can prove it\n. \n . \n Entering into a fraudlent marriage in the attempt to receive permanent residency or citizenship is a federal felony. Both pa…rties will be subject to investigation and interrogation if such an act is voluntarily or by other means brought to the attention of authorities.\n. \nThe penalty for being convicted of such an act is imprisonment (minimum of 2 years, average of 5 years) and fines (maximum $200,000, with the foreign national being deported after the imposed sentence and has been served and restitution made to the extent possible.
If someone married a US citizen under false pretenses and abused his spouse can permanent status be denied?
Answer . \nAbsolutely. The penalty for a foreign national entering into a fraudulent marriage to obtain permanent resident status and/or citizenship is a federal felony t…hat carries a mandatory prison sentence of 5 years and a $200,000 fine if convicted. The person would also be subject to prosecution for domestic violence.\n. \nAfter the convicted person has served their sentence they will be deported and permanently barred from entry into the U.S..
If spouse has been married to a us citizen for 25 yrs and she has a green card can she get automaticly us citizenship?
im pretty sure no
how can i get a US green card, I am a Canadian citizen and are living and working in the US with a TN visa.
If an illegal immigrant in Mexico and an us citizen get married in Mexico can he or she apply for a green card?
yes, they can apply for a green card any time realy. the problem is that it helps to know someone here who can sponsor them with $$$ to get them to apply. that pretty much say…s that they will watch out for them, and that the government knows where to find the resident. this is how my cousins came to america.
you can. However it will take 5-6 years to obtain, so you need to update the pending application once you get citizenship.
if someone is deported it is not always because of a felony. my boyfriend got arrested in April 2010 for having expired plates on his car while driving. they took him in and b…ecause the county works with immigration now they had an interview with them just because he was spanish. when they found out he was illegally here they held him even though he had bail. in october he was deported. i have looked into this and he only had a misdameanor. but he now has to wait the 10yr min. to come back legally. it is the same for everyone. he only got 10yrs which is the least amount but some with worse off charges get longer sometimes.
If you are both in the same country (whether the US or Nigeria) you can use the court system of the country you are in. If you are in different countries, then you are already… separated; divorce papers can be sent through the mail, although that is a more difficult process, particularly if your Nigerian spouse does not want to agree to the divorce or does not agree about the terms of the divorce. If worst comes to worst, you might have to travel to the country where your spouse is, to pursue the matter.
Does an illegal immigrant married to a citizens US have to go back to his country to get his green card?
does an illegal immigrant married to a citizens us have to go back to his country to get green card
Anyone can marry a US citizen, green card or not. The marriage does not automatically give any special privileges to the newly married person. The US citizen can petition for …you to be permitted to apply for residency, etc. It is not necessary to be a green card holder to marry a US Citizen. It is important to stay in the US legally with proper immigration papers in order to marry a US citizen.
If a person entered illegally and then later married a us citizen what is the process in which the citizen would gain residency for the illegal spouse or could they for that matter?
the immigrant can apply for citizenship, but will have to have to go back to there country and apply for re-entry, this takes many, many years in which the immigrant will be a…way from their family that needs them, I am in this situation with my husband who is from mexico, I am leaving next week to be with him ( i dont even speek spanish) so we can raise our son together. there is no garantee that he will ever be able to re-enter the US
You can apply for Diversity Visa Lottery Program for your spouse. Also, you can get spouse visa for her/him initially (if s/he is not in US presently). Once s/he is here you c…an go for the Green Card process. The United States Green Card Lottery, also known as Diversity Visa Lottery program is an official program to issue legal United States Green Cards through a lottery system. This program was introduced in the year 1990 by United States Government to promote diversity in the United States by giving chance or to be more specific, providing an alternative way to citizens of other countries to obtain United States permanent resident visas or green cards. Every year, United States Diversity Lottery Program makes green cards available to approximately 50,000 eligible people.
Yes, there is no probem if the Indian has no criminal probems and all the documents are OK. But it does take time. Good luck