I came here to USA legally with my husband and left him because of his abusive nature.He is not here anymore, He is out of this country.My visa expired a month ago.I have filed for visa which will take atleast one year to get processed.In this condition can I still file for Divorce
Absolutely! Your immigration status will not have any effect on your ability to divorce your spouse and vice versa. As noted by a previous attorney, Georgia is not particularly immigrant friendly in all cases and you will definitely want to consult with a divorce attorney to make sure you have your documentation in order.
Yes, you can file for a divorce, notwithstanding your immigrant status. However, Georgia has some fairly specific anti-immigration laws on the book and you may run into a little stubbornness with local judges and the opposing side. You would be well served to consult an immigration lawyer in the Atlanta area who can also handle your divorce action. You can search for an immigration lawyer at www.ailalawyer.org. Best of luck to you with both your divorce and your U visa.
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