Applying for 10 year permanent greencard after having not worked since marriage

Asked 12 months ago - Bronx, NY

i am due to apply for my 10 year permanent greencard in nov 2013,since my us citizen wife married 2 years ago i have not worked,will this affect my application for 10 year permanent.

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  1. Irene Vaisman

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    Answered . No it will not. But when you are ready to apply for citizenship, you will have to explain how you supported yourself.

    Irene Vaisman, Esq. 11 Broadway, Suite 615 New York, NY 10004 (646) 253-0516 This is not legal advice and a... more
  2. Altin Nanaj

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    Answered . No problem. However you have to show you are still in a bona fide marriage. Always a good idea to consult and/or hire an attorney to properly handle your case.

  3. Alena Shautsova

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    Answered . It will not be an issue. If you have concerns, consult with an immigration attorney.

    New York Immigration attorney. This advice does not create an attorney client relationship. No specific legal... more
  4. Rochelle Inger

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    Answered . As long as you are living in a bonafide marriage with your wife and you are on her tax return ( if she is working) it should be fine. But I would hire an attorney to file for you.

  5. Stephen D. Berman

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    Answered . No.

    The above is intended only as general information, and does not constitute legal advice. You must speak with an... more
  6. F. J. Capriotti III

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    Answered . Do you currently have the 2 year conditional card?

    PROFESSOR OF IMMIGRATION LAW for over 10 years -- This blog posting is offered for informational purposes only. It... more

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