How Does Getting A Divorce As a Non-Citizen Affect My Status?
As a non-citizen in the United States, getting a divorce can be pretty scary. However, I have great news for you. As long as you entered into your marriage in good faith with the US citizen and or green card holder, your legal status is not at stake. They are still responsible for being your sponsor throughout at least the five-year period minimum, as well as you will still be eligible to apply for your citizenship whenever you hit the three-to-five-year mark.
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