Q: Can divorce from US citizen affect my immigration status as green card holder, my wife wants divorce and threaten me
hi, I'm a permanent resident with 10-year green card through married to US citizen. We are married for 6 years and have 4-year-old daughter. My wife now wants divorce and threaten me to file against me to USCIS to revoke my green card is that possible? can she do anything to affect my immigration status?
A: If you entered your marriage in good faith and not for the purpose of getting immigration benefit (which USCIS assesses before granting you the green card), your green card card is legitimate. Any threats with purpose of having you being removed is not founded. In addition, by filing a petition on your behalf, your wife made statements under penalty of perjury before the immigration services that all the information she provided is correct. Any misinformation from you or her to get green card may subject you and her to imprisonment and fine. If there is a divorce this would be settled in a state court. USCIS is not involved in this process. If for some reasons USCIS finds an applicant entered into marriage for obtaining immigration benefit the green card can be revoked.
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