Applying for green card threw marriage, I'm 21 and my partner is 41. Can he petition me for a green card will the age difference affect our case if he applies for me? We do love each other and we can prove that we have a bona fide relationship.
Yes. Age, by itself is not a determining factor. As long as you two love each other and your marriage is genuine you have nothing to fear.
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Yes he can petition for you. There will ne more scrutiny because of the age difference, but as long as the marriage is in good faith you should be okay. I recommend hiring a good immigration attorney to guide you through the process.
Yes, the key is having a legitimate relationship.
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I agree with my colleagues. He can sponsor you for a permanent residency status as long as the relationship is legitimate.
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If there is a bona fide genuine and authentic legal marriage the age difference is not a precluding factor.
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As long as you have a bona fide marriage and sufficient evidence to prove it, then the difference in age alone should not be the sole reason for USCIS to deny you a green card. To be sure you provide the right type of documents/evidence to prove your bona fide marriage and how much evidence to file, hire an immigration attorney.
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