So she received a greencard based on marriage
, then, if I understand correctly.
A greencard based on marriage is first a CONDITIONAL greencard for 2 years.
At the end of 2 years, the LPR files an I-751
form - request for lifting of conditions and making the greencard permanent. See here
What happens then is what happened when she was originally sponsored based on marriage - USCIS confirms that the marriage is still valid, and, was true and not based on convenience of her getting a greencard, simply.
The US Citizen is supposed to sign off on the I-751 as well, and, come to the interview. IT IS POSSIBLE to file and have the the I-751 approved even without his consent or participation, however, it becomes considerably HARDER - see here
. She would have to prove that even though they are NO LONGER TOGETHER and/or FILING FOR DIVORCE, the marriage was ORIGINALLY real and was entered into of good faith. Showing proof of abuse is also helpful.
IF POSSIBLE, it is best to get his consent when filing for the I-751 at the end of the two year period of the greencard. However, if he is simply unwilling to help, then she will have to file alone - and she WILL have to file, or else the conditional greencard is terminated automatically.
You may have sponsored her financially
, however, you as a financial sponsor have not "standing" to help her in the I-751 matter.
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