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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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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 * Entering into a fraudlent marriage in the attempt to receive permanent residency or citizenship is a federal fel…ony. Both parties will be subject to investigation and interrogation if such an act is voluntarily or by other means brought to the attention of authorities. The 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.
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 your application is already in process you can get waiver from joint filing with proof of marriage in good faith and divorce papers.
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
Answer Yes you can become a citizen but it is not automatic because you married a US citizen. You have one thing going for you - your green card. … You have to file form N400 - Naturalization papers with the INS to become a citizen. It might take a while because since 9/11, the US has tightened the whole immigration process and that's good. So, go to the INS home page, printoff the N400, read it carefully and thoroughly, and go from there. You might want to get some qualified help (Attorney, catholic charities, pro bono organizations for immigration, etc). Hope this helps Answer Thank you for the help. i will have my girl try it out. her green cards expires in 2 years.
If someone married a US citizen under false pretenses and abused his spouse can permanent status be denied?
Answer Absolutely. The penalty for a foreign national entering into a fraudulent marriage to obtain permanent resident status and/or citizenship is a fede…ral felony that 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. After the convicted person has served their sentence they will be deported and permanently barred from entry into the U.S.
you can. However it will take 5-6 years to obtain, so you need to update the pending application once you get citizenship.
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.
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 a…lready 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.
What could happen to a US citizen that is married to an illegal immmigrant if the immigrant spouse is deported?
Answer If the marriage is legitimate the citizen spouse will not encounter any problems with authorities. If the foreign national spouse was n…ot permanently deported, the citizen spouse can apply for his or her reentry once the imposed time limit has expired. If the marriage is found to be one of 'convenience' the sole purpose being to enable the immigrant spouse to obtain permanent residency and citizenship, the citizen spouse can be found charged with committing a federal felony. If such is the case, the best option for the citizen spouse is to retain (or at least obtain) legal counsel from a qualified immigration attorney, and refrain from discussing the matter with anyone (especially authorities) until that has been done.
Answer You don't just get a green card. You still have to apply for a visa in order to stay in the United States. If you get married overseas there are a few dif…ferent visa options. If the American citizen has been living in the foreign country for over 6 months, they can apply for an I-130 visa for their spouse through direct consular filing, and the spouse can be brought to the U.S. permanently in as little as three months. It doesn't matter how long they have been married except that there is different paperwork and processes for those who have been married for more or less than two years. I brought my foreign husband to America, however, after having only been married for a month and a half since I qualified for Direct Consular Filing. Typically, if you do not qualify for DCF, the processing for a visa can take as long as 6 to 8 months and necessitate time apart for the fiances/spouses.
Answer The citizen spouse has no recourse to the action as US immigration laws no longer allow a citizen spouse to apply for residency for an illegal immigrant s…pouse. The Mexican national will have to leave the US and file under the required USCIS regulations for reentry.
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.
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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!..
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 n…ot required 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.
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 yes they can or at least it use to work
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