Q: What if green card holder wants divorce from us spouse who is doing dugs and cheating. What happens to their status? Tnx
Hello...so my friend married a us citizen 1 year and 9 months ago. He is waiting for green card. But the marriage turned sour a year ago when he caught his husband cheating on him. His husband( the us citizen) is doing illegal drugs in the house( where they both live) and has numerous lovers and affairs. Can my friend get a divorce from his spouse( the us citizen) without jeopardizing his status and getting his green card. My basic question what happens if an immigrant is following the law and is an upstanding person butctge us citizen they marry isn’t! And the us citizen they married bredks the law and isn’t faithful in the marriage. Can they divorce and still be protected by the courts. Will they still get their green card and if during this horrible marriage they meet another us citizen who is a decent person and follows the law and they fall in love with them can they marry them instead after they divorce the bad one. Thanks
A: If the U.S citizen spouse is the unfaithful spouse. The other spouse can obtain a green card, absent the U.S citzen spouse's consent. An immigration attorney can assist the spouse to obtain a green card. I recommend the affected spouse to contact an immigration attorney to explore the available options. Your friend can contact an immigration attorney in any state within the U.S to assist him/her.
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