I got an immigrate legal (permanent resident now) by marrying him in 2007. At the time of marriage, the marriage was for the purpose of a Green Card not for love as he overstayed his visa. We stayed together and i have finally gotten away since i was/am terrifed of him as he threatens me everytime i try to leave. He beat me he cheated on me and he stole thousands of dollars from me. I did just file for divorce 2 weeks ago. If i confess to marrying him for the purpose of a green card, can his green card be revoked? Can i also go to jail for lying to the federal government?
State/Country relating to question: California
Yes, and yes. However, usually they reserve jail time and heavy fines for Marriage fraud rings that dedicate themselves to fraud marriages. IF you are going to do this, I would use the help of an attorney to make sure that you negotiate so that you can receive immunity from prosecution. If it all works out, they will eventually deport him, permanently. He will never be able to get Residency again, not even if he marries a new U.S. Citizen for real and not even if he has U.S. Citizen children. Please let me know if you have any additional questions. I would be happy to answer them for you without additional charge. If there is a delay in getting back to you it is either because I am answering other questions or I had to log off, but I will be back with you as soon as possible. My goal is to provide you with top-notch service - please don't forget to leave me feedback if that is available for you to do so and a bonus is always appreciated. If you would like to request me in the future, just go to http://www.justanswer.com/law/expert-guillermosenmartin/. Thank you!
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