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I am engaged to a Norwegian that lives in Ghana if we get married in norway is that Marriage legal in the united states as far as my legal matters here such as my banks my social security we would live in Ghana never expect to live in the united states

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As long as the marriage is legal in Norway, the U.S. should recognize the marriage.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
What if we get married in Ghans
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
What if we get married in Ghana would that be legal in the states
Immigration Lawyer: Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq., Immigration Lawyer replied 4 months ago

Same thing. Generally speaking, the U.S. would recognize any marriage that is legally effective in any other country as long as it is not against public policy. Here is an official link:

https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/while-abroad/marriage-abroad.html

Let me know if you need anything else, but please do not forget that positive rating. Thank you!

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Immigration Lawyer: Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq., Immigration Lawyer replied 4 months ago

Hello. I'm just following up with you to see how everything is going. Did my answer help? Please let me know. Thank you!

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Immigration Lawyer: Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq., Immigration Lawyer replied 4 months ago

Thank you for your kindness and respect. Good luck to you.

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