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Possibly, assuming your permanent residence status was granted due to your marriage to a US citizen or foreign national who also is a permanent resident.

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Q: If you have been granted permanent residence status but have not lived in the US for six months will filing for divorce affect your immigrant status?
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I want to divorce my immigrant husband?

As a U.S. citizen, you would divorce your immigrant husband in exactly the same way that you would divorce a spouse if he was a citizen. I am not sure from your question, but if your husband's green card status is still pending, then divorcing him during the process will affect this application. If your husband was granted a conditional green card, his permanent residence privileges may be revoked if he is divorced within two years from the date this status was granted.

What is the difference between legal immigrants and naturalized citizens?

An legal immigrant is a immigrant who granted permanent residence (aka greencard holder) to live legally in the United States. A naturalized citizen is an legal immigrant who applies to become a United Citizen after being a legal resident for 5 years. 3 years if they are married to a US Citizen.

What will happen if you get divorced during the process of becoming a US citizen?

The foreign national has already been granted permanent residency therefore a divorce will not affect his or her being granted US citizenship

Can an illegal immigrant gain legal status by marrying a US citizen?

No, marriage to a US citizen does not mean the foreign national will be granted permanent residency or citizenship status.

How do you obtain a copy of a divorce certificate?

Contact the court where the divorce was granted. YOu can obtain a copy of the decree in person or by mail.Contact the court where the divorce was granted. YOu can obtain a copy of the decree in person or by mail.Contact the court where the divorce was granted. YOu can obtain a copy of the decree in person or by mail.Contact the court where the divorce was granted. YOu can obtain a copy of the decree in person or by mail.

Are you still legal when marriage ends?

If sponsored by a spouse, who is a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, an alien may obtain permanent resident status through the use of a petition naming the alien as a direct beneficiary. Marriage is the tool by which this is done. However, if the marriage is terminated through divorce or annulment before permanent residence is granted, then the alien will not be eligible for permanent resident status by this affiliation. So the answer to your question depends on whether or not you completed your immigration status, if so then you will be seen as a legal resident.

Can someone with federal charges marry an illegal immigrant?

No federal law prohibits marrying an illegal alien of the opposite sex. Whether that spouse will be granted perm residence is a separate INDIVIDUALIZED decision by the feds.

Divorce What about alimony in a no-fault divorce?

What about it? It can be granted but it is not an automatic thing.

Is a granted divorce official?


Which celebrity's parents are getting a divorce?

Miley Cyrus's parents are getting a divorce

Can a divorce be granted if the wife is pregnant in Oklahoma?


What to put in newspaper to get divorce granted?

I ❤ you!

Did Ronald Reagan divorce his wife?

Reagan was granted an uncontested divorce from his first wife.

Is a divorce valid when angry?

A divorce is granted by a court or magistrates. They do not get angry when doing so.

Can a divorce be granted if not responded to ad in newspaper?


Can a person be granted a divorce if they place an ad in a newspaper?


Who granted Henry VIII a divorce from Catherine of aragon?

It was Archbishop Thomas Cranmer who granted Henry VIII's divorce to Catherine of Aragon, who had joined the King's Court to accomplish this.

How long do you have to be separated before you can file for divorce in Texas?

Technically, there is no "legal separation" in the state of Texas. So one doesn't need to be separated for any amount of time to file for a divorce. One can just file at will. You can still be sharing a residence and have your spouse served. You have to wait at least sixty days before you can go to court and have the divorce granted.

Can you marry while waiting for divorce being finalized?

No, you cannot remarry until the final decree has been granted and if applicable the waiting period in the state where the divorce was granted has expired.

What does it mean when a judge signs divorce papers?

It means the decree has been entered and the divorce has been granted.

If a person is getting a divorce and children are involved can a divorce be not granted or put off if one party doesnt want to sign divorce for counseling?

In Alabama, even if one party does not want the divorce to proceed, the other party can still get the divorce granted by filing for a default judgment. Since children are involved, I would not let the divorce get to this stage. At a default judgment hearing, the party requesting will more than likely be granted most of what they request while you are left out in the cold.

How do you know that you were granted a non-immigrant visa number?

Depends what visa and what country

If you are in the military can you remarry before the required waiting period has ended in the state in which the divorce was granted?

No, the waiting period would apply to a person in the military and/or living out of the state where the divorce decree was granted.

Can you marry your fiancรฉ while his wife refuses to divorce him?

If Wife refuses divorce on ten month marriage with no children or assets, can a divorce nd granted

What is a final divorce decree?

It is the written order of the judge hearing the case that the divorce was granted under his authority and it is final.