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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, t…he 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!..
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.
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 yes they can or at least it use to work
I want to marry a 17 year old illegal spouse. will she get a green card if i am an American citizen?
Answer The marriage was never legal in the begining therefore it would likely be considered an automatic annulment. For the foreign national to …have obtained permanent residency through the marriage, fraudulent acts would have been committed. This 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. Entering 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.
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
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
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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.
I got my green card sincevmarch 2009. can i apply for citizenship even tough i lived with my citizen spouse for only 12months.?
You can apply for citizenship if you can prove it to the USCIS that your marriage was not made for the sole purpose of getting a green card. But that will be really a hard tas…k as you had been living with your spouse for only 12 months. On the assumption that you have succeeded in convincing the USCIS about the genuineness of your marriage, you can file in your citizenhsip application only after competing 5 yrs as a permanent resident. This is because, even though you got the Green card through your marriage, you are not living in that marriage as of now.
Can a woman citizen in US marry with a woman incambodia and can she apply the spouse doucment to bring her spouse to US?
Yes, she can apply for a visa to bring her spouse to US