Q: My husband has been living with another woman. He told her that he married me to come to the U.S. Can he be deported?
My parents and I sponsored my husband to come to the U.S. He moved out of my house 4 months ago and I thought that he had his own apartment. But it was a lie. Yesterday I got a call from the police telling me that he had been arrested for indecent liberties with a minor. The officer said that he had been living with a woman and her grandchild is the child that he touched. Later that day, I got a call from the woman; she had his cell phone. She said he had asked her to bring his medicine to him in jail. She didn't want to, but the medicine keeps him alive. So I met her at the jail and she told me that he told her that the only reason he married me was to come to the U.S. That is fraud on his part, but not on mine. I didn't marry him to bring him here. I was not trying to commit fraud at all. Will I get in trouble if I tell USCIS? I called ICE yesterday to tell them he was in the county jail. They are going to interview him. Should I call ICE again with this info from the woman?
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