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I am an A1 visa dependent can i get a divorce and remain in

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I am an A1 visa dependent can i get a divorce and remain in the US while I change my immigration status
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  ANDREA, replied 6 years ago.

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Unfortunately not. If you become a United States Citizen, the answer would be different. You would be able to remain by virtue of your United States Citizenship.


The Immigration and Nationality Act provides immediate visas without having to wait on the theory that the family unit should not be broken up; if there is a divorce, then there is no fmily unit which to be held together and the reason for the grantin of the A1 status no longer exists.



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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
what if I adjust status to LPR

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