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Well, it seems to me that since it was his brother in law and mother in law that were the sponsors, then if he divorces, he will not be able to immigrate. It would not hurt her process and she does not have to start all over again, but he will. So yes, he should wait until after the interview, but he has to be careful because if he divorces too soon after immigrating, that may want to investigate his case because he is not supposed to be in a marriage just for the immigration benefit.
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This is what I thought also. However, HE does not care whether or not he immigrates...and he does have other means to immigrate if he wants to.
He just wants her out of his life, and feels that this is a good way to "get rid of her"...
The sticky situation is that they have been "separated" for about 17 years now, but living separately under the same roof..That situation existed when his inlaws filed, but he just went merrily along not divorcing her.
So my next questions are:
#1. in your opinion....WHAT IS THE LIKELYHOOD OF BEING INVESTIGATED...????PERCENTAGE WISE IF HE FILES ABOUT A MONTH AFTER.
Here is more info. They would both travel to the US to be processed.
She would stay (as she does not work) with her mom, he would go back
as he is the primary breadwinner... and then file in his home countryl....
#2. After a person is processed, can the "green cards" be mailed to two separate addresses in the US???
He wants his mailed to his brother NOT her mother, and she would have hers mailed to her mother's address. (HIS brother is NOT involved in the sponsorship process)
1) I cannot give you a percentage chance. But being separated for 17 years even though they were living together, well, that makes it more difficult because they won't have that many things in common. I don't know if I would risk it.
2) Getting the green cards mailed to two different addresses will send up a red flag. So I would avoid that.
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I cannot give you a percentage chance. But being separated for 17 years even though they were living together, well, that makes it more difficult because they won't have that many things in common. I don't know if I would risk it.
Regarding statement above, I am not sure I understand you. What would you NOT risk???
I realize this is serious, but I have to interject something here: THEY HAVE NEVER IN 26 YEARS HAD ANYTHING IN COMMON!!!
They have one son and he is now of legal adult age. Don't ask on why they are even married. The male has been friend for years... and as his friend I understand why he never left before, and why he didn't leave when son turned 18 like he was supposed to. However, everyone else on the planet is asking the same darn question....
It boiled down to finance and "coasting along"/not rocking the boat. I don't believe he could have supported two houses and expensive private schooling.
So, I will pass this along. but one last thing
I know what we see in the movies... I myself am an immigrant, but went alone for my interview as my spouse was already here in US and a US citizen...plus that was eons ago...
but is there some sort of document that USCIS publishes that helps with or guides people into the sort of questions to expect at an interview??? (the kind they are going to have to face if they both go...)
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