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Do I need to notify USCIS once my divorced has finalized? Or

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Do I need to notify USCIS once my divorced has finalized? Or is it up to my foreign ex-wife to notify them? My divorce finalized in February 2016.
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What process are you in with USCIS that you think they need to be notified about your divorce?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I have no idea. I don't know where my ex wife is. She disappeared. I just don't want to be responsible for her from an immigration standpoint since I don't know where she is. I also do not want to get in trouble with immigration if I should report something to them and I fail to do so. Please tell me what my responsibilities are at this point with immigration. Last I knew, her status was a temporary permanent resident.
Immigration Lawyer: Jen Marie, Esq., Immigration Attorney replied 1 year ago

Thanks for the information. Sorry this has happened. The good news is that You do not have a responsibility to report the divorce to USCIS. You have not done anything wrong and there's nothing for you to get in trouble over.

It is in her benefit to report the divorce to USCIS while applying to convert her status to permanent resident through form I-751. She can do that even if she is divorced. If she does not do that, then she will lose her conditional (temporary) resident status in the US.

But again, that is up to her. There is no law or regulation that states that you must report any of that.

Good luck to you during this process and I hope this answer has helped you!

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