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Marriage-Based Green Cards: Scary USCIS “RED FLAGS” for marriage-based green card cases

MARRIAGE BASED GREEN CARD ISSUES One question I get a lot, is what the USCIS looks for when considering the legitimacy of a marriage. The reason that's important, is that a marriage entered into solely for the basis of gaining immigration benefits is unlawful. A sham marriage has been defined by the BIA as a marriage which may comply with all the formalrequirements of the law but which the parties entered into with no intent, or "good faith", to live togetherand which is designed solely to circumvent the immigrations laws. Sham marriages are not recognized forimmigration purposes. See Matter of Patel...

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MARRIAGE: CA1 Upholds BIA’s Finding That Petitioner Had Not Entered into Marriage in Good Faith

MARRIAGE BASED GREEN CARD DENIAL The First Circuit found that it lacked jurisdiction to evaluate the IJ’s credibility determinations or to reexamine the weight given to certain evidence. The court then held that, considering the totality of the record, substantial evidence supported the IJ’s and BIA’s conclusion that the petitioner had not entered into his marriage in good faith, where his former wife could not recount basic facts about the marriage, there was evidence she was living with another man with whom she had a child while married to the petitioner, and the evidence showed there was a severely limited commingling...

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BEST TIPS: 8 Essential Steps to Get a Green Card Through Marriage to a US Citizen

How to Get a Green Card Through Marriage to a US Citizen: A Brief Guide MARRIAGE GREEN CARD Navigating the complex process of obtaining a green card through marriage to a US citizen can be challenging. This comprehensive guide outlines 10 essential steps to help you succeed, with expert advice from an experienced immigration attorney. Verify eligibility for marriage-based green card Before starting the process, ensure both you and your spouse meet eligibility requirements, including a legal marriage and proof of your spouse's US citizenship. Gather important documentation Assemble necessary documents such as marriage certificate, birth certificates, proof of US citizenship, and evidence of...

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