Asked in Immigration Law for North Carolina

Q: I came to Egypt to get marry but the process took more time then expected and I couldn't finish my process because I had

To Travel back to USA so I got a lawyer and left him a power of attorney paper to fininsh my marriage here in Egypt, my question is with doing that is my marriage valid to immigration to apply for my husband CR-1

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Kelli Y Allen
Kelli Y Allen
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: I highly advise having a full consultation with an immigration attorney. The U.S. does not recognize proxy marriages. If that is what occurred, you will have problems with immigration when you try to file the spousal petition.

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