Fargo, ND asked in Immigration Law for North Dakota

Q: Last name is different from birth certificate and passport, can I have issues when applying for green card?

I'm getting married in May and applying for the green card right after, but I was wondering if I can have issues with my future wife changing her last name to mine since on my passport, they put my middle name with my last name My last name on my birth certificate is different from the passport/visa/social security/driver's license/all official documents. Would I have to get a new passport? Otherwise if my fiance takes my last name it will be my middle name and last name together?

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Hector E. Quiroga
Hector E. Quiroga
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Las Vegas, NV

A: You need to show proof of lawful name change.

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