Whitinsville, MA asked in Immigration Law for Massachusetts

Q: Hello, This question might sound really strange to you. Is it possible to block someone's I-130 petition?

IF yes, on what grounds can it be blocked or canceled ? I understand people feel very good in immigrating their relatives such as spouses, parents and siblings. However, in my case I fear my own married life which is hanging by a thread will be over. There is a very big background on it. Please, advise.

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Vince Sykes
Vince Sykes

A: An I-130 confers no benefit and only confirms that there is a bona-fide marriage or other direct relationship, i.e, siblings, parent-child, etc. So, what's to block? Those predicate facts are true or false... Nonetheless, petitioner does not have to sign; does not have to file I-130--but if already approved by USCIS, petitioner does not have to sign-off on AOS/I-485. or AOS/I-864. If marriage or other relationship is fraudulent, petitioner can notify USCIS via letter--assuming I-130 has already been filed.

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