Widow of US citizen

I am a widower of US citizen. I’m currently living in Argentina. My husband died
before he fill the petition for my US residency. I need help to get to the US. I
am more fluent in Spanish than english.

Asked on January 19, 2018 under Immigration Law, Alaska

Answers:

SB Member California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

Unfortunately, there is no basis for you to come to the US if your husband has passed away.  You are not eligible for a visa just because you were married to a US citizen if he never petitioned for you.  If you have other relatives like children or siblings who are US citizens, they may be able to petition for you.


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