Mobile, AL asked in Immigration Law for Alabama

Q: Hi i want to file for my wife i130 we got married in Jan 2015 but i was married before that and got my divorce aug 2015

I got married in india and i was married here in u.s before that im on my greencard ! Plus in my religion i can marry upto 4 wives legally in india

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

A: The U.S. bars polygamy. You can only be lawfully married to one person at a time. If you were married to more than one person, but did not report it to the USCIS, then you misrepresented a material fact. This can result in the revocation of lawful permanent resident status. I don't know all of the facts, but I point this out since more information is needed to appreciate what is best.

I strongly recommend an appointment or teleconference with a competent and experienced immigration attorney before there are any other complications.

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