Can a green card holder through marriage can sponsor her/his new spouse ? is there a waiting period?

Asked about 1 year ago - Los Angeles, CA

My wife got her green card through marriage ( real marriage ) but got divorce after one year , she filled the removal condition by herself and got approved , she even said during the interview that she was engaged with me an F1 student .
it s been 3 years since she got her first green card

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  1. Alexander Joseph Segal

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    Answered . Yes she can. She would have to wait another two years if she got her citizenship in three, but since she did not, she can. There will be a fundamental inquiry into whether her first marriage was bona fide.

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  2. J Charles Ferrari

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    Answered . Yes

    The Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has stated that immigration law is "a notoriously complex and constantly shifting area of law."

    You should retain an experienced immigration lawyer to review all the facts, advise you, and handle the case. You can find one through http://www.ailalawyer.com.

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  3. Rebekah Grafton

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    Answered . You should contact an immigration attorney who can evaluate your case and determine if your wife should petition for you now or after she becomes a US citizen. This changes depending on your status in the United States.

  4. Arturo Angel Burga

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    Answered . I would wait if I were you. You want to avoid any red flags. Too soon.

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