Concord, NC asked in Immigration Law and Divorce for North Carolina

Q: Divorce during a conditional GC

My conditional GC expires in December this year and I would need to remove the conditions 90 days before it. We have been married since almost 3 years and the marriage certainly was in good faith and we both hoped this will last forever.

However, since past year the marriage has been going through a rough patch and I have suffered a lot of emotional abuse (but I have no proofs)

Is there any possibility that if I am divorced or in the process of it, that my GC could still be extended for the regular 10 years?

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Agnes Jury
Agnes Jury
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Traverse City, MI

A: It would be best if you were divorced by the time you have to apply to remove the condition or soon thereafter. There is language that can be used as part of the divorce to improve the chances of your removal of condition being granted so I would recommend you consult with a family law attorney who understands this aspect of immigration law or consult with an immigration attorney who can help the family law attorney. Best wishes!

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