Q: If my current partner files for someone else years ago could she file for me now?
My partner is puerto rican and she was married to a man who did not have documents. She filed for residency and then years later she was divorced. Now we are together and my visa has expired. We have a child and plan to marry but I would like to know if her previous filing would affect me when she submits the application for me.
A: Once you are married, your wife can sponsor you for a green card. Her previous application for her former husband should have no bearing on her ability to sponsor you.
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