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Hello,

 

I remember reading it o VJ months ago but I can't seem to find that topic now (nor the person who wrote it...)

 

Anyway, so it was said back then that at the POE you can ask CBP officer to change your maiden name on the paperwork to your married name so that the SSN and Green Card will come on your married name. 

 

Is this true? Supposedly his wife did it.

 

Regards,

Sierra

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I thought all name changes were done by marriage or a court order.....


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3 hours ago, Jorgedig said:

Not true.  Name changes are done at the state level, not federal.

In the context of US immigration, individual States need not be involved in name changes.  For example, when Naturalizing, many people simply request a name change on their (Federal) Naturalization Application.  They would then take their Naturalization Certificate to any State agency to change identification or driver license and apply for a (Federally issued) US Passport in the new name.

 

If they don't have a driver license or state ID, the state would not be involved at all.

 

As to the actual question being asked, I don't know.  Try it.


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