How I change last name on my green card

Asked over 2 years ago - Dallas, TX

I have married an American and my permanent green card issued 2.5 years ago, in that time, I have used his last name as my last name in immigration forms and green card issued while my last name was my husband last name, he cheated on me and I am in the process of divorce, I need to know that should I inform immigration office to issue a new green card for me with my last name?

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  1. J Charles Ferrari

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    Answered . File form I-90 with the required fee and proof of the name change

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more
  2. Neil Ian Fleischer

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    Answered . You file an I-90 after the divorce court changes your name back per the divorce proceedings

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    Neil I Fleischer (513) 977-4209 www.immigrate2usa.com Note: Neil Fleischer is an attorney licensed in the State... more
  3. Beata Anna Leja

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    Answered . My colleagues are correct. If you want the card to reflect your new legal name (after the divorce is final), you will file the I-90 with the fee and other required documents.

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