Consult w/an immigration lawyer. You may have to go to his country to legally marry in order to sponsor him as your spouse w/consular waivers due to his overstay, deportation & minor drug conviction. Good luck to you.
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You should provide biometrics (digital capturing of your fingerprints, photograph , and signature) for your Employment Authorization Document (EAD) or work permission card. There is no cause for concern, unless, you've been arrested or convicted of a crime. Then you'll need to consult with an immigration lawyer.
Consult with and hire an immigration lawyer to assist you with this case. You are in removal proceedings - it can't get more serious than that. Your lawyer will debrief and brief you, analyze, assess and evaluate your case in order to maximize the possibilities for a successful result. Also there are appeals in case you are denied the relief to which you think you may be entitled.
Prior to the expiration of your conditional residency card or after your divorce, you may file a petition to remove the conditions on your card. You will still have the burden of proving the bona fides of your marital relationship. This entails submitting affidavits of friends, neighbors, or fellow workers can attest to the bona fides of your marriage. You will also have to submit substantial joint husband-and-wife documentation. I highly recommend that you seek an immigration lawyer to assist...
He needs both an immigration lawyer & bankruptcy lawyer. If he files he will out himself and his illegal presence will be known to the government. He may be deemed to have been illegally employed or used a false social security #, or false claim to U.S. citizenship. The immigration lawyer would have to extensively debrief him in order to discuss these and other problems. All these issues must be analyzed by his lawyers.
Seee an immigration lawyer. You can file the joint I-751 prtition to remove the conditions on your green card and receive a 10 year card. You will need to file factual affidavit(s) to explain or provide good reasons for your not filing when required to do so.