Laveen, AZ asked in Immigration Law for California

Q: Am i financially responsible for my alien spouse if she is working full time, has perm. green card and i divorce her?

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Kyndra L Mulder
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Kyndra L Mulder
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Jacksonville, FL

A: You may be. Read your responsibility on the form I-864 above your signature.

Mario Musil
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Mario Musil
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Clackamas, OR

A: From the Form I 864:

When Will These Obligations End? Your obligations under a Form I-864 that you signed will end if the person who becomes a lawful permanent resident based on that affidavit: A.Becomes a U.S. citizen; B.Has worked, or can receive credit for, 40 quarters of coverage under the Social Security Act; C.No longer has lawful permanent resident status and has departed the United States; D.Is subject to removal, but applies for and obtains, in removal proceedings, a new grant of adjustment of status, based on a new affidavit of support, if one is required; or E.Dies.

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