Wynnewood, PA asked in Immigration Law for Pennsylvania

Q: Is a Self-uniting/Quaker marriage license okay for immigration purposes? Will the marriage certificate be legal?

I’m planning to get a self-uniting marriage license to do my own wedding. Is it oficial to apply for a GC afterwards? I know it’s legal in PA, but not in every state, so I’m confused if ICE would accept a marriage certificate that came from a ser-uniting/Quaker license.

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Kelli Y Allen
Kelli Y Allen
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Charlotte, NC

A: In general, if the marriage is legal in the place where it is performed, USCIS will recognize it as a legal marriage.

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