If it has been a year since the decree, and you want to appeal, you have to apply to the Court of Appeals for permission to conduct the Appeal. It is out of the jurisdiction of the Probate and Family Court.
This is complex so get a lawyer.
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In all likelihood, it is too late to take any action to "undo" the divorce and seek an annulment. Similarly, you are not likely to prevail on a motion to vacate the original divorce decree. You should consult with a local attorney regarding your specific facts and circumstances -- and this exemplifies why you should perhaps have consulted an attorney at the time.
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You should understand that an appeal of this nature is highly unlikely to prevail for a number of reasons, not least of which because your time to appeal has expired. Also, an annulment is nearly impossible to get based on "fraud". The burden of proof on your part is very high and the lapse of time, the duration of the marriage and the continued cohabitation of the parties after you presumably discovered the fraud do not bode well for your argument. Lastly, an uncontested divorce has the same "value" as a contested one. Your ex was incorrect in assuming one would have a lesser impact on his immigration status.
Look on the bright side: you are divorced and have been for over a year. Ultimately, you are free of this manipulative person. Trying to re-open this matter for vindication of your hurt feelings is inappropriate, will not be condone by the court and you will be churning up past hurts for no vlaid, lawful purpose. Try to move on with your life.
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