Will I be able to obtain a green card for my second husband if I gave one through marriage to my first husband?

My first husband and I were married 14 years with 2 children.

Asked on March 4, 2012 under Immigration Law, West Virginia

Answers:

mercy sequeira / Law Offices of Mercy Sequeira

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Yes, you can petition a second spouse as long as the first marriage was a bonafide one.  The fact that you were married for 14 years answers that.  You will have to show that you were dovorced from your previous husband.

 

Nicklaus Misiti / Misiti Global, PLLC

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Yes, assuming the first marriage was bona fide.  It's going to be to your advantage to work with an attorney, so there are no issues with USCIS. 

Harun Kazmi / Kazmi and Sakata Attorneys at Law

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Sure. This should not be a problem. There is a question on the application for you to indicate this. In addition, you had a long marriage and 2 children, thus, there should not be any questions about the first marriage.

SB, Member, California / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Yes, you can petition another spouse as long as the first one was a bona fide marriage and you would not be suspected of getting married to provide an immigration benefits to a foreign national.  For that, you would need to have the supporting documentation of the bona fide nature of that and this marriage.


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