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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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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.
Can a Canadian citizen living in the US with their US citizen spouse apply for Canadian immigration for their spouse and does the spouse have to give up their US citizenship?
Yes s/he can sponser a spouse. For the method please refer to: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/applications/fc.asp. As far as giving up citizenship: it is not requir…ed that the spouse give up citizenship. The US basically considers the spouse a US citizen and if they have citizenship in another country that is irrelevant to the US.
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 an illegal Mexican in the US marry a US citizen and apply for a green card without having to go back to Mexico?
Answer . \nyes they can or at least it use to work
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..
I want to marry a 17 year old illegal spouse. will she get a green card if i am an American citizen?
Answer . \nThe marriage was never legal in the begining therefore it would likely be considered an automatic annulment.\n. \nFor the foreign national to have obtained per…manent residency through the marriage, fraudulent acts would have been committed.\n. \nThis means that both parties could be in serious legal trouble and the best option is to consult with an attorney as soon as possible and not take further action until that has been done.\n. \nEntering into a fraudulent marriage with the purpose of obtaining permanent residency and/or citizeship is a federal felony. If found guilty all involved parties can be prosecuted and incarcerated and/or fined, and the foreign national permanently deported.
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
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.
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
Individuals who obtain a Green Card through marriage to a U.S. Citizen are granted "Conditional" Green Card status when they enter US just after marriage, which is only valid …for two years. Individuals who have been granted Conditional Green Card Status are required to apply to remove the Conditions on their Green Card within 90 days of the date that their Conditional Permanent Resident status expires that is before second wedding anniversary and they are still married. After conditions are removed the applicant is issued a green card valid for 10 years.