Phoenix, AZ asked in Immigration Law for Arizona

Q: Does owning U.S. property help in an immigration case?

My boyfriend is from another country and has a green card with conditions from a previous marriage of 1.5 years. He wants those conditions removed. I own a home, and he wants me to put him on the deed as he says owning property in America will help his case. Is this true?

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Hector E. Quiroga
Hector E. Quiroga
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Las Vegas, NV

A: Under his circumstances, no. Your boyfriend needs to show that, in spite of the divorce, he and his first wife entered into marriage for love and not to circumvent immigration laws. Because he’s divorced, he should be able to file the necessary form at any time. He might want to talk with an immigration attorney.

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