West Palm Beach, FL asked in Immigration Law for Florida

Q: What happens if I get divorced while in aos process?, I have my work permit and we are waiting for the interview.

In a married based aos process, if we get divorced before the green card interview, how long would I have to leave the country?

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Cheryl Fletcher
Cheryl Fletcher
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Palm Beach Gardens, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: If you get divorced while the AOS is pending you are no longer considered an immediate relative of your spouse and are no longer eligible for the current visa category. There may be other options available to you which may mean that you do not have to leave the country. Speak to immigration attorney before you make any decisions.


Cheryl Fletcher, Esq.

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