Category Archives: Marriage and Living in Marital Union Requirements for Naturalization Purpose
What is a Bona Fide Marriage?
What is a Bona Fide Marriage? To obtain a green card based on marriage to a U.S. citizen it is crucial to demonstrate to the USCIS that the marriage is a good faith marriage. USCIS is extremely cautious about issuing green cards to spouse’s of U.S. citizens. Thus, evidence of a bona fide marriage… Read More »
Considerations for Citizen and Non-Citizen Divorce
Considerations for Citizen and Non-Citizen Divorce Many non-citizens marry U.S. citizens, yet, non-citizens have the opportunity to obtain legal permeant residence in the United States though their U.S. citizen spouse. While the paperwork and documents are sent into the USCIS to process whether or not a non-citizen can obtain legal permanent residence, the couple… Read More »
Marriage and Living in Marital Union Requirements for Naturalization Purpose
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is updating policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to clarify the married and living in marital union requirements under section 319(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). Background: In general, all naturalization applicants filing on the basis of marriage to a U.S. citizen must continue to… Read More »