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How do you prosecute marriage fraud?


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Answered 2007-02-20 20:01:03

By prosecute you mean sue right because only attorneys and judges can prosecute. Anyway, you file a suit for divorce and the reason would be for whatever you think the fraud is. This is best for a attorney to word so you dont miss anything. When the matter refers to a fraudlent marriage connected with Immigration issues the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement have jurisdiction. http://www.ice.gov

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