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  1. Hi, I would really appreciate your time and help regarding my case and bless you for helping me out in such a terrible situation I am stuck into. I came to the United States in 2015 on a K-1 fiancé visa and got married to my husband on December 12 2015. Soon after a few months I have been issued a conditional greencard that expires next year (April 8th 2018). It took me a long while to recognize that he has been emotionally and physically abusing me. He constantly made comments on getting me deported. I have had no access to any of his finances. In the beginning of our marriage he gave me an authorized credit card to do groceries but I have no accounts, bills or receipts in my direct name though he has added me on his joint insurance. After er a few months of our marriage he started accusing me that I married him to get citizenship. When he stopped with that he started physically hurting me by pushing, biting, slapping and pulling my hair. His emotional abuse started way before but I failed to recognize. He would constantly swear at me, lock himself in a room, won't sleep in the same room with me, eat with me and things like that. I let go of all those. It got worse and when I couldn't take his beating I pushed him only (he is a giant guy) he called the cops saying that I'm abusing him and his life is in danger. When the cops came and saw my marks and all the situation they arrested him and filed second degree assault charges on him along with a protective order for three months. I moved to his his mothers house during that time and I was scared that he will leave me and I've no family of my own here in Maryland and so I am solely dependent on him. To remove the charges the state filed, I wrote a written statement saying that I don't believe he is an abusive person and all that. When we we got back together, things have been worse than I would have really imagined. He doesn't communicate or come near me at all. He has cameras and recorders all over the house and I am under constant surveillance. He tells me everyday to go to the lawyer with him and file for a no fault divorce and go back to my country. Now, since I am on conditional green card I desperately need to know if someone has been in the similar situation how did they handle their legal status or what am I supposed to do? Divorce is a big taboo in my country and me being so young, even the thought of going back and facing the society gives me absolute fear and anxiety. 1.How can I protect my legal status in the United States lawfully and under what brackets? 2.When can I apply for to remove the conditions from my greencard on my own? 3. How long does it take and honestly what are the chances I can get it? 4. Do I need to be divorced before I apply for the waiver, during or after? Any other advice, suggestions or guidance would really help me. I am new in the United States and I've been here a fullbright scholar here before I got married. I've always maintained a healthy record of my character and I don't want it to get ruined because of somebody else. Many regards & thankyou.
  2. So I'm in a dilema, I will file my I-751 next week with my spouse, right now we don't have any "big" problems in our relationship, but I really want to get out, I know they're not the person I want to spend the rest of my life with, we think different and do things differently but somehow we have still managed to live together. I'm in my late 20s and I don't want to waste the rest of my young years living like this so I was planning to file for divorce soon, but then I found the processing for the Removal of Conditions is taking about 1 year. So I've been thinking about some options, please tell me which one you think should be less risky for the Removal of my Conditions: - File jointly now, wait a few months (let's say 4) to see if we get interviewed or not, then file for divorce and move out of my house (without a waiver). - File jointly now, wait until almost the end of the process and divorce before my approval. - File jointly now, and move out without divorcing. - File jointly now and live another year depressed about this relationship until my Remove of Conditions is approved. I have enough evidence to prove this marriage was real, so that's not a problem, the problem here is I don't know if I can't make it another year living with a person that I don't want to live with anymore. Is really risky to move out without divorcing while the I-751 is processing? What options do I have? Thanks.
  3. I got engaged to a foreigner and I called her to U.S. on K-1. Within 3 months of her being here, we got married. I applied for her immigration. Differences grew up apart while I-485 was in process. We filled annulment based on immigration fraud and send my spouse to India, after completing annulment process. One week after she left & annulment was finalized, I got her Green Card in mail without interview. (marriage was already annulled as I claimed that she had only married me for Green Card). I then got married ( in the same foreign country) with another person, 5 months after my annulment. I just applied I 1-30 for second spouse. I got an info pass appointment with USCIS and they said since my annulment..... things are between USCIS & my ex-wife. USCIS cannot cancel her Green Card and it will expire if she does not renew. She left for India and doesn't even know that she got the green card. How long will it take to approve the i-130 for second spouse, that I married 4 months after my Immigration-fraud-based-annulment from my first spouse? What are the important issues that I should be worried about?
  4. Hi all. So I moved to the US on a K-1 visa in November 2015, my wife and I were married in Jan 2016, and I got my AoS in July 2016. Recently, though, our marriage has been problematic and we're not getting on as well as I'd hoped. My green card expires in July 2018, and my question is this: If we were to file for an uncontested divorce, would that typically be resolved before my green card expiration in roughly 14 months time? If not, and I decided to move back to my home country (the UK) when the green card expired, how would the divorce process continue? Can it be completed while I'm back in my home country? Do I need to stay in the US for the entirety of the divorce process? Many thanks.
  5. Hi all- i was wondering if anybody here had experienced something like this. I really need to understand better. It has been 8 years since I first got my green card. After 4 years of legal marriage I got divorced. I had a child on my own before marriage she was 2y/o when I first got married. About 3 years later I found out that my (now) ex husband was having an affair. We separated from each other. Then I tried to give another chance to my ex ex husband (father of my first child) and accidentally got pregnant of my second child. I was not legally divorced yet but separated. Its documented that my second child was born on March/13 and that I signed the divorce letter on July/14. That being said I went to my naturalization interview last week. Passed the American History test but the officer spent almost 1 hour asking me questions regarding my ex husband and the time We were together. All the things that I've being trying to forget for so long. It was a mess!! I got really nervous, couldn't answer anything accurated I was worried about my knowledge on the questionnaire and never thought that they would go back and ask me things about him. Bottom of line, it seems like the officer didn't believe that my marriage was true love. She asked for more evidences regarding the time we were together. Anyway, now Inness to send 2 affidavit letters from friends that new both of us and that were witnesses in our marriage and another affidavit letter from me explaining how my youngest child was born DURING my marriage. Which means: before I've got divorced. PLEASE HELP!! How to write these letters? They gave me only 20 days to send everything. Thank you all!
  6. K1 beneficiary here, I just had my interview with the U.S. Consular from the U.S. Embassy Manila. I'm excited, well prepared and very positive when I went there. But after the CO asked about my fiance's previous marriage, she told me to acquire his CENOMAR from the PSA. Now, I'm puzzled, here are the facts: My fiance is a naturalized citizen on 2007 in the u.s. by marrying his u.s. citizen (Filipina) from Cr1 on 1992. He re-acquired his Philippine Citizenship on 2010 (so he’s a dual citizen) and got divorced from his u.s. Citizen wife last year 2016. He then filed a petition in USCIS K1 visa for me. I am worried because I have read a lot of negative article online regarding recognition of foreign divorce. But I couldn’t find a similar story as mine. I want to ask what do you think the US embassy in manila and the CFO might foresee in our situation? I’m a bit confused because considering these facts: *They were married in the Philippines (1991) *The wife is the u.s. citizen and my fiance is the alien (cr1) and got naturalized *My fiance is a dual citizen but his wife is a u.s. citizen Do they (USEM & CFO) have legal reasons for not allowing me to acquire k1 visa because of these facts? Thanks for the reply in advance. Shayne
  7. I would like to just share my current situation and update throughout time so that others who may go through similar situation can possibly benefit from my experience. I am also seeking advice from anyone who have gone through similar situations as well. My husband and I have known each other since the third grade in grammar school and we grew up together practically all our lives. We started officially dating early 2012 and got married December of 2013. I received my conditional green card through my husband September of 2014. My husband and I have not been getting along since October 2015. He was not coming home and just out and about at bars not letting me know where he is or who he is with. Situation only got worse and we talked about divorce back and forth but he ultimately suggested that we live apart for a year so that he can determine whether or not I am "needed" in his life. He was refusing to compromise with me and only avoided me even more since I would beg him to come to his senses whenever I did get an opportunity to run into him. After 5 months of hell it was evident that my way of trying to negotiate and work things out with him is not working. He had missed spending my birthday and Valentines day with me and his time away from home only increased. He would come home when I am at work and change and leave so that he does not need to run into me. I finally decided in March of 2016 that since my way is not working, maybe it's best I give him time and try his way. I packed my things and rented a small room near my job splitting my time between this tiny room, my family's residence and my best friend's house. My husband was devastated the day I left. He was apologetic and talked about how he wants us to be together again in the next few months. I felt like I made the right choice by giving him some time as he had wanted because it seems he was back to his old self. Throughout the next month or so, we texted and talked on the phone like normal couples. He told me that he will be moving to NY to be closer to his job (our martial residence was in NJ) once our lease is up within the next month. So of course I assumed that I will be moving in with him as well later when we are ready so I withdrew from my school in NJ to start applying for schools in NY. In May of 2016, he moved and I was added to the lease. The following month in June, I started preparing my joint petition to remove conditions and he was cooperative and it seems there were no problems. My application was submitted early July and towards the end of July-early August he mentioned that he would like to get a divorce by the end of this year. Apparently, he has been seeing someone and he is currently happy with where he is and had a change of heart. I gave myself some time to process all this since I shifted my life around my husband and early September I reached out to him and agreed on a divorce. We have been having issues with the state's residency requirements to file a divorce since we just moved to NY. I spoke with a couple lawyers with some saying we can get a divorce now and others saying we will need to wait until we have lived in NY for at least a year. I am seeing a lawyer 11/1/2016 to file for divorce despite our residency issue. I will be sending in my request to amend my joint filing along with my final divorce decree if and once received. Here is my current timeline for those of you who are curious: 7/5/2016: sent completed I-751 joint packet to be filed with USCIS to my lawyer 7/20/2016: 1 year extension of my GC received 8/19/2016: Biometrics appointment completed 9/20/2016: Conditional Green Card Expired We will be filing for divorce under no-fault irreconcilable differences. I am suffering from extreme anxiety because this year has been a nightmare for me. I am uncertain if the IO will approve my waiver and I am just scared. Hopefully I can walk through my journey here and help those who are in a similar situation. Anyone with helpful suggestions would be appreciated also..Thank you.
  8. Hi everyone, I'm gathering the supporting document to submit at NVC. I'm preparing the copy of marriage certificate, divorce certificate (From the previous marriage) and the court document for the custody of my son who is also immigrating to USA with me. Do I prepare these documents for my son as well? Does his package need my marriage certificate and divorce certificate?
  9. My husband and I care about each other deeply, but things might not work out. We are set to interview for the Green card. I guess my question is, if he gets the conditional green card, which I hope he does, and we divorce, is his conditional green card still valid, and in 2 years time, can he still qualify to have the condition removed? Or, if we divorce, when he has the conditional green card, will he have to go back to his country of origin? If things don't work out, I would like him to move in with his sister in Canada. But, with a conditional green card, would that even be possible? But pray for us. I certainly hope things don't turn out that way.
  10. My fiance is a naturalized citizen on 2007 in the u.s. by marrying his u.s. citizen (Filipina) from Cr1 on 1992. He re-acquired his Philippine Citizenship on 2010 (so he’s a dual citizen) and got divorced from his u.s. Citizen wife last year 2016. He then filed a petition in USCIS K1 visa for me. I am worried because I have read a lot of negative article online regarding recognition of foreign divorce. But I couldn’t find a similar story as mine. I want to ask what do you think the US embassy in manila and the CFO might foresee in our situation? I’m a bit confused because considering these facts: *They were married in the Philippines (1991) *The wife is the u.s. citizen and my fiance is the alien (cr1) and got naturalized *My fiance is a dual citizen but his wife is a u.s. citizen Do they (USEM & CFO) have legal reasons for not allowing me to acquire k1 visa because of these facts? Thanks for the reply in advance.
  11. Hi guys, I am filling I-751 with removing the condition while I am getting divorce, I just don't like the lawyer at all, It is the best lawyer in town that I can find! I get everything he ask for and he always tell me it is ok, I feel he is no negative and sometimes I he say wrong stuff, and he did a lot of spelling mistakes. I catch most of them I just feel that I don't like him ( the reason I chose him is he has some good advice and he has very good reviews too! Anyone has the same experience? Do you think should I show him some anger and concern or just ignore it till he finish the case?
  12. I start my divorce while I am filing for removing the condition. We had like per-wedding in my country but i came on K1 visa. Do you think is good idea to send that picture as evidence!We did not have wedding but looks like wedding. I just don't want to wast that pictures, but I am afraid to show and send the USCIS! because K1 visa for engagement visa!
  13. Asking for a colleague at work. He got married to a Ghanaian lady living in Ghana. He has found numerous evidence of infidelity. He wants to divorce his wife and halt the immigration process. He only has NOA1 for CR-1 process. My colleague lives in MD and needs help in how to accomplish this either in Ghana or in his home state. My colleague is certain that he wants to end this marriage. My colleague really needs advice from anyone who has divorced a foreign spouse that lives abroad or any advice in general. Thank you guys!
  14. Hi! I am just wondering if anyone here could help. My brother (US Citizen) is petitioning our mom in the Philippines. To cut the chase, she already have her interview date scheduled. The case is, my mom is divorced by my dad here in the US but in the Philippine law, she is still married. However, when my brother filed for petition, her marital status is DIVORCED, even on her DS-260. I am just wondering if she still needs to bring her marriage certificate or just the marriage termination documents? Thank you so much in advance!
  15. Hello, I am going thru a divorce right now and i got my green card 2008.. Me and my soon to be ex husband has been married for almost 10 years. My question is: When the divorce has been finalized what'sgoing to be the effect of that me being a Permanent Residence? My green card will expire on 2020. Does that mean i can't renew it or apply for citizenship since I am not married anymore to a US Citizen? Just need some insights. Thanks.
  16. Here is the back-story. I brought my wife here on a K-1 visa from the Philippines last November and we were married in December. Previous to our marriage she married a Filipino in 2003. 5 months later immigrated to the US, left her in the Philippines, and not ever contacted her again. Fast forward to present day. When we started the K-1 process she obtained a copy of her CENOMAR, which of course came back stating that she was married. Although there is no divorce in the Philippines, Philippine law does make an exception where as if a Foreigner divorces the Filipina then her status can be returned to single and she can remarry. So I contacted the previous husband and helped her to obtain a divorce from him in the state of New York where he had to file for divorce as he lives there now. Everything went well and I got the divorce decree from NY and completed the K-1 process. No that she is here, we want to clear her CEMAR. We were advised to file for a recognition of foreign divorce in the Philippine Court system. This in itself is being a giant pain in the rear end. We have been through 2 different regional courts. The first saying they did not have jurisdiction and the other wants a copy of the actual divorce law in New York. We have been working on this for nearly a year now with very little progress in the Philippine system. I finally figured out how to get an Attestation of the Domestic Law of New York to send to the Philippine court and will cost $150 on top of the $1500 Filipino Attorney fee to file the paperwork with the court. So far we have paid the attorney $750 and have been working on this since July 2016. However, before I send them the Attestation of the Law of Divorce in New York, has anyone been through this process or can you recommend an easier way to clear her CEMAR in the Philippines? Can you go through the Philippine Embassy or NSO? We both realize that this is not necessary, but we want her to be completely "free" of her past so we can file a report of marriage with the Philippine Embassy so I can be eligible for a Balikbayan visa. Any advice or experience in this would be extremely helpful.
  17. Hey guys! I came from Brasil 3 years ago on a K1 visa and we have been married since then. We acquired a property together, vehicle, we have joing bank account, our bills are together so I have enough to prove that our marriage is legit. In February I sent my application to remove the conditions on my green card. However things got really bad and my husband and I want a divorce, I can provide more details about it but long story short the situation is unbearable. Does anyone knows how it is to divorce having your case ongoing? Would I have my 10 yes green card denied if we file for a divorce now? Do I have to cancel the process and start all over? Thank you in advance!
  18. Here is the back-story. I brought my wife here on a K-1 visa from the Philippines last November and we were married in December. Previous to our marriage she married a Filipino in 2003. 5 months later immigrated to the US, left her in the Philippines, and not ever contacted her again. Fast forward to present day. When we started the K-1 process she obtained a copy of her CENOMAR, which of course came back stating that she was married. Although there is no divorce in the Philippines, Philippine law does make an exception where as if a Foreigner divorces the Filipina then her status can be returned to single and she can remarry. So I contacted the previous husband and helped her to obtain a divorce from him in the state of New York where he had to file for divorce as he lives there now. Everything went well and I got the divorce decree from NY and completed the K-1 process. No that she is here, we want to clear her CEMAR. We were advised to file for a recognition of foreign divorce in the Philippine Court system. This in itself is being a giant pain in the rear end. We have been through 2 different regional courts. The first saying they did not have jurisdiction and the other wants a copy of the actual divorce law in New York. We have been working on this for nearly a year now with very little progress in the Philippine system. I finally figured out how to get an Attestation of the Domestic Law of New York to send to the Philippine court and will cost $150 on top of the $1500 Filipino Attorney fee to file the paperwork with the court. So far we have paid the attorney $750 and have been working on this since July 2016. However, before I send them the Attestation of the Law of Divorce in New York, has anyone been through this process or can you recommend an easier way to clear her CEMAR in the Philippines? Can you go through the Philippine Embassy or NSO? We both realize that this is not necessary, but we want her to be completely "free" of her past so we can file a report of marriage with the Philippine Embassy so I can be eligible for a Balikbayan visa. Any advice or experience in this would be extremely helpful.
  19. Quick summary: I knew my soon to be ex-husband for over 8 years, and I moved to the US from the UK in December 2015 on a K-1 Visa, I filed after we married and I got my Con. Green Card a few months later. Fast forward a year to now, he has filed for a divorce - he cheated on me and because we're in the state of KY, you can get a 'no fault' divorce so I can't contest it in anyway - and he wants me to leave. He's a very controlling man and is mentally and emotionally abusive, he wouldn't let me leave the apartment alone, thought I was cheating on him continuously(I would never) and he refused to let me get a bank account. He didn't want me to work for a long time, but then got angry that I wasn't, he lied to his mother and she thought I was 'being lazy'. His mother has told me that my soon-to-be ex husband has Asperger's and anger issues. I researched these and tried my hardest to work around how angry he was all the time. He has shoved me into a desk before from anger, and would continuously demand sex even when I said no/didn't want to. He would emotionally pressure me into it, as I knew he'd get angry if I didn't. Around Sept 2016, he met a girl on a video game called World of Warcraft, and I guess he wants to be with her instead. He spoke badly of me to his friends and family, and would get angry is I never looked happy all the time around him. The slightest hint of sadness would set him off into annoyance, always aimed at me. I tried talking to his mother about it, and as I said before, this is when she told me about his Asperger's, and anger issues that he was apparently diagnosed with as a child, but he is in denial about it all, and blames me for how he acts. I feel so emotionally drained. I have no job as he never allowed it, but recently he started yelling at me for not helping with bills, and he would spend a lot of money on unnecessary things and never on things we needed. Because of these things, I have no means of getting money as I have no bank, nor a job to get money (no Work Permit). He left on the 15th of March 2017, to go spend a week with his 'new girlfriend' and he didn't think I know about it all, he told me I had to leave that night and if I didn't he'd have somebody 'forcibly remove me from the apartment' - I am on the lease, so I'm pretty sure he legally cannot do that... He left in a fit of rage. We hadn't been shopping for food in a week, so we were low on everything, and this was still true when he left. I texted him and told him I needed food, and he said "I will take you to get groceries tomorrow, so just chill out." this never happened. I persistently and politely asked him for food, as at the point a few days later I had NOTHING. I later found out, that during this week where I was going without any food, he had spent over $700 on two hotels alone to have his girlfriend come and visit. He went out to eat every night and the amount of money he spent far exceed $1,000. (this information is important later) I received my divorce papers a week after he left in March, but I had no way to respond, I have no money, we live far from any place to get to that I can print things off, and I have no money to even pay for these things. I told him several times I needed help, but he didn't respond at all. He finally got me food when I text his mother and she told him to get me food... enough for maybe 3 days at 1 meal a day. I asked for more, never received. I've taken photos and documented everything that's happened in case I need to use it. I had to persist on asking for FOOD from this man, and he is refusing to communicate with me to make this easy. His mother thinks he's an angel and he can do nothing wrong to anyone, rose-tinted glasses and all. She refused to help me, and said that "You will get what food he can afford". As I previously mentioned, he spent well over $1,000 on his week with his new girl(2 weeks ago), but he can't scrape money for me to even eat and survive? I know that the Affidavit of Support is there to enforce living above the 125% Pov. line, but I read that you have to be a PERMANENT RESIDENT, not a CONDITIONAL RESIDENT to sue for payments. Is this true? Do I have to wait until I can file for permanent residency next year before I can sue him in court for this neglect and abuse? I'd like to add that he lied on the divorce papers about when he left/separated from me and the apartment. He left on March 15th. He claimed it was January 1st. I'm not too sure what I'm supposed to do really, I have a friend a few hours away and they can come and fetch me, but I don't know what I am to do. I can't afford an attorney or even food. It seems like he's trying to starve me and get me out of the apratment... he told his mother he'd change the locks if I left, even though I'm on the lease. Also, he refused to change his address for the USCIS change of address for sponsors... Does anyone know what I can do? Do I need to be a permanent resident before I sue? Can I file for permanent residency next year with the waiver as it was a genuine marriage, it just ended badly, and it had abuse in it? Does he still have to provide for me even if I'm just a conditional resident for the time being? I'm so lost and emotionally messed up right now, I've not seen him for 3 weeks and he has twisted everyone around me against me. Any help is appreciated, thank you. :/
  20. hi me and my wife married for 2 years we have filed for green card, but i before we go to interview, we got into slide conflicts of our relationship, so we basically i did not go to interview,and flew back to my country,it s been almost 2 years ! still we are married on papers, and we talk few times a month, not that good relationship, now she wants file divorce ! is there any way that she can file a green card for me, or get me visa ? she is ready to do help me. any chances anyone see and help me, what kindda papers she can file for me and help me. ?
  21. Hi people.. I am in constant worry about my situation. See, I married a US citizen (he's Filipino like me, too) and moved here to NJ last June 2016. However, things did not go well between us ever since and decided to separate ways. I have sufficient proof for USCIS that I have entered the marriage in good faith, especially with my children. Now, I have questions that seem to be unanswered lately that I want to be enlightened about: 1. My husband is planning to move back to the PH on May. I cannot file for divorce yet until June 2017 since NJ requires a year of residency. How will they serve the divorce petition if he is overseas? 2. How long does divorce with petitions served internationally usually take? My GC will expire on June 2018, which is a year after I file for divorce. I am really worried about my current situation right now.
  22. Hi all, My fiance was divorced well over 30 years ago. His ex wife died a few years later. He does not have certificates for either as it was so long ago. As it can take considerable time to get replacements, to prove he is free to marry he intends to use a. tax accounts submitted as a single man and b. a notarized letter explaining the circumstances as proof of single status. My question is will this proof suffice or do they insist it HAS to be divorce/death certificate? We want to minimize delays or hiccups obviously Thank you!
  23. Hello Brazilians of VJ, I need your help! I got married and divorced to a US citizen while living in the US. I never registered the marriage or divorce with the consulate because I didn't need to in the time we were married - I didn't apply for a passport, or change my name, in the US or Brazil. Now I'm remarried and want to change my name in my passport, but apparently I need to register my divorce in Brazil? Has someone done this? How do I do that? Thanks for the help! Olá brasileiros do VJ, preciso muito da sua ajuda! Eu me casei e me divorciei de um cidadão americano morando nos EUA. Nunca registrei nem o casório, nem o divórcio, porque no tempo em que estávamos casados não precisei entrar em contato com o consulado (mudança de nome, renovação de passaporte, nada). Agora me casei novamente com outro americano, e quero registrar o casamento para mudar o nome no passaporte, mas pra fazer isso preciso registrar meu divórcio no Brasil? Alguém já passou por isso e pode me orientar? Muito obrigada!
  24. Hey everyone, My ex husband and I were married in November 2014 and lived in Chicago together for two years. Without going to in too much detail, we separated in November 2016 and consequently divorced soon after. He is now being very spiteful and is accusing me of marrying him for a green card (completely untrue) and has told me that he has called USCIS to report me. I left our home in Chicago and moved to Nashville in quite a hurry and he is refusing to let me come back to collect anything that I left behind. Unfortunately all of the bills in both our names and anything official that links us in that way, is there. I have plenty of evidence as far as anniversary cards, wedding invitations from others, little notes we would send each other and things like that (I'm very sentimental) but I am worried that I may be rejected. Also, I have had a read through some of the topics on here and have seen that I will have to file on my own. This is a relief, as I have had to block my ex in order to stop getting his abusive messages and the idea of asking him to do anything towards this is quite scary to me. I just have no idea how to go about this. I would love to get some recommendations for an immigration lawyer as there are so many and a lot of them will charge you hundreds of dollars just for a consultation. Do you think I should hire a lawyer or will I be able to do this on my own? Also, on another note, I would like to buy a house here in Nashville and am a little worried about my visa status. Am I going to have to wait until I have my conditions removed? It's all so very confusing and seeming to all happen at once. Any advice or just a link to a similar story would be so very appreciated. Thank you so much in advance. Stay happy!
  25. My husband and I filed ROC (for him) jointly last March. We've been separated since December. We've been married a little over 3 years now, and are currently going through divorce proceedings. We will likely have the final decree within the next two months. Our pending I-751 just got an unexpected RFE (for more evidence of a bonafide marriage.) He wants to stay in the country, and we are still on (mostly) friendly terms. We're preparing to submit more evidence for the RFE, but I'm wondering if we should submit a letter about the divorce as well? USCIS has no knowledge of it yet. We were thinking of submitting a letter with a brief explanation to what led up to the divorce with the RFE. Will he have to re-file with a divorce waiver or could they amend the joint petition? The situation really looks terrible, especially with the RFE for more evidence given that we're in the middle of getting a divorce. Any advice would be appreciated.