Chicago, IL asked in Immigration Law for Kentucky

Q: my spouses family would like to help us purchase or payoff current house. Is this ok after applying for green card?

Her mother sending money over. Paying off house and then putting spouse name on the house. We were told to hold off on doing this. But it seems odd if we have the ability to pay it off soon

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Kevin L Dixler
Kevin L Dixler
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Chicago, IL

A: More information is needed. Who is telling you this? Why? Sometimes, such an action may complicate matters. Is the property in the name of the U.S. Citizen, or to be held jointly with the foreigner?

I strongly recommend an appointment or teleconference with a competent and experienced immigration attorney before there are any complications. Our office covers the USCIS Louisville Sub-Office.

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