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Green Card Through Marriage – 5 Things You Should Know by healthenquire: 8:38am On Feb 13
One of the most common methods of applying for permanent residency in the U.S. is the green card through marriage application. Foreign spouses of U.S. citizens are eligible to submit a green card through marriage application based on their marriage to their U.S. citizen spouse. Unlike other family members, a spouse is considered an “immediate relative” and therefore is not subject to a wait for a green card. In addition, an immediate relative application, such as a marriage green card application, is one of the few immigration applications that provide a “cure” to certain immigration violations, such as unlawful presence or overstaying a visa. This “cure” is particularly attractive to those who are out of status or who have violated their status. In fact, for many foreign nationals, the marriage to a U.S. citizen is their only option of becoming a permanent resident U.S.

It should be noted that a green card through marriage application is not without risks. If not pursued with a high degree of care and caution, the results can be quite harsh. Consequences range from financial loss from application filing fees and a delay of processing to immigration court and removal proceedings, and in some rare cases, criminal prosecution for those whose marriage is not “bona fide”. For these reasons it is imperative to pursue your application with the highest amount of care possible.

Please see the below for 5 things every person should consider when applying for a green card through marriage:



Your marriage must be “Bona Fide”: The marriage between you and your spouse needs to be real and entered into for love. The marriage cannot have been entered into for the purpose of receiving a green card or evading any provision of immigration laws. Marriage fraud is a federal crime and each spouse is potentially subject to a penalty of five years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine. The non-U.S. spouse will likely be deported and banned from the U.S. for 10 years.
The marriage must be legal: This means that both parties are free to marry, all prior divorces have been legally recognized, and the marriage is recognized as legal in the jurisdiction where it took place.
You must have entered the country with inspection: This is important because if you entered the country without being inspected, you are generally (245(i) may help you out) not eligible to submit an application as an immediate relative through marriage. Likewise, if you entered the U.S. as a crewman you can also not submit an application based on marriage.
You must be admissible: This is particularly important as committing certain crimes may make you ineligible for the process. In addition, partaking in certain illicit activities or admitting to certain activities may also make you inadmissible.
You should understand the implications of being out of status: While it is true that a green card through marriage application can cure unlawful presence or overstaying a visa, it can also cause you to be put in removal proceedings if your application is denied. This is why it is so important to carefully prepare your application. A denial for a simple error could result in immigration court and a whole other slew of issues requiring more time and money.


The above is by no means exhaustive and is only meant to give you an idea of some things to think about when considering the marriage green card process.

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Re: Green Card Through Marriage – 5 Things You Should Know by seedord247(m): 3:52am On Feb 16
Change the topic to.... Greencard through fake marriage cuz 95% of the marriage is faker than rick ross workout trainer. grin

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Re: Green Card Through Marriage – 5 Things You Should Know by lyfe(m): 3:52am On Feb 16
healthenquire: ...Your marriage must be “Bona Fide”: The marriage between you and your spouse needs to be real and entered into for love...

The authenticity of marriage can never verified. These people are smart enough to know this. "True Love" that eventually graduates into marriage in America has a failure rate of 50%. So what are we saying?. Every country is tightening its borders from now till tomorrow loopholes will always be present and marriage is one.

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Re: Green Card Through Marriage – 5 Things You Should Know by akin33(m): 3:58am On Feb 16
Make i do go marry oyinbo oyoyo since that is the best way to get green card sharp sharp.
 
Re: Green Card Through Marriage – 5 Things You Should Know by Osasona Idowu(m): 4:16am On Feb 16
I know a couple that actually did fake wedding and they are there in America enjoying themselves. So it all depends on the package :DI know a couple that actually did fake wedding and they are there in America enjoying themselves. So it all depends on the package
Re: Green Card Through Marriage – 5 Things You Should Know by njuwo: 4:25am On Feb 16
What of red card after marriage?

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Re: Green Card Through Marriage – 5 Things You Should Know by fittty(m): 4:52am On Feb 16
Osasona Idowu: I know a couple that actually did fake wedding and they are there in America enjoying themselves. So it all depends on the package :DI know a couple that actually did fake wedding and they are there in America enjoying themselves. So it all depends on the package

Package? undecided
 
Re: Green Card Through Marriage – 5 Things You Should Know by miccheck58: 5:30am On Feb 16
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Osasona Idowu: I know a couple that actually did fake wedding and they are there in America enjoying themselves. So it all depends on the package :DI know a couple that actually did fake wedding and they are there in America enjoying themselves. So it all depends on the package
And what makes u think they are there enjoying themselves? because them dey America? lol. u think say na everybody for America dey enjoy themselves? make una wake up o.

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Re: Green Card Through Marriage – 5 Things You Should Know by xp17(m): 5:38am On Feb 16
dis is d reason I'm very careful with all these international students, dey fake luv just to actualize their ambitions.afterward dey divorce u for their backyard boyfriend in Nigeria.






luv is not blind to my kinds,
I go 4 someone who ve no reason 2 luv me.

#team unconditional#

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Re: Green Card Through Marriage – 5 Things You Should Know by iyatrustee(f): 5:42am On Feb 16
Abeg try to highlight and space the different points. It was difficult reading it. angry angry

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Re: Green Card Through Marriage – 5 Things You Should Know by boofydon(f): 5:56am On Feb 16
lol
Re: Green Card Through Marriage – 5 Things You Should Know by boofydon(f): 5:59am On Feb 16
xp17: dis is d reason I'm very careful with all these international students, dey fake luv just to actualize their ambitions.afterward dey divorce u for their backyard boyfriend in Nigeria.






luv is not blind to my kinds,
I go 4 someone who ve no reason 2 luv me.

#team unconditional#
For ur mind! Its your type that babes trick the most. Stop thinking you will always know a girl's intention. Just pray for the best

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Re: Green Card Through Marriage – 5 Things You Should Know by Pipsland78(m): 6:04am On Feb 16
^^^^ Ok...so what is your own intention.

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Re: Green Card Through Marriage – 5 Things You Should Know by xp17(m): 6:09am On Feb 16
boofydon:
For ur mind! Its your type that babes trick the most. Stop thinking you will always know a girl's intention. Just pray for the best
ma'am read my last 2 lines carefully. I don't intend to be mean

must times we always know its not leading d right direction, but we forcefully tries to change uncertainties. I always know wen there's a fowl play.



peace

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Re: Green Card Through Marriage – 5 Things You Should Know by L.M Ayedun..(m): 6:12am On Feb 16
LOL! cheesy
Naija Shaaa!

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Re: Green Card Through Marriage – 5 Things You Should Know by Hayjaycity(m): 6:14am On Feb 16
So where are the "5 things you should know"....?..Shey na like this you dey answer theory questions when u dey school, abi u never enter or finish school?....

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Re: Green Card Through Marriage – 5 Things You Should Know by lil max(m): 6:31am On Feb 16
Hmmm
 
Re: Green Card Through Marriage – 5 Things You Should Know by alkanes1(m): 6:33am On Feb 16
Come back home if you have no business living in abroad

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Re: Green Card Through Marriage – 5 Things You Should Know by ajayitp04(m): 6:58am On Feb 16
Nigerians & brain drain, what an orientation! May God help us.

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Re: Green Card Through Marriage – 5 Things You Should Know by Lexcom20: 7:07am On Feb 16
Just obzavin tinz. 9ice 1 though

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Re: Green Card Through Marriage – 5 Things You Should Know by SpcAgtOko: 7:16am On Feb 16
xp17: dis is d reason I'm very careful with all these international students, dey fake luv just to actualize their ambitions.afterward dey divorce u for their backyard boyfriend in Nigeria.






luv is not blind to my kinds,
I go 4 someone who ve no reason 2 luv me.

#team unconditional#

I love you because you suck. grin
Re: Green Card Through Marriage – 5 Things You Should Know by dlarge(m): 7:31am On Feb 16
How did this guy know that im into this....ma oyibo woman is cumin on thursday for our wedding ooo, i just pray it works out wella for us!!!

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