Q: If I married an illegal immigrant and never change my last name was i ever married
A: Changing your last name has nothing to do with whether or not you were lawfully married. However, there are obviously other requirements and you should check the local law to ensure compliance. You should have a marriage license and a marriage certificate (sometimes it is the same document depending on the jurisdiction) that will provide specific information. If you are petitioning for your undocumented spouse for an immigration benefit and you are unsure if you are lawfully married, I highly recommend you seek legal counsel to assist you through the process.
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