My boyfriend got his citizenship through marriage in 2012? Was married for 6 years and now is getting divorced and wants to marry me and help me get my green card. How long should I wait to marry him after he divorced?
There is no mandatory waiting period. The shorter the time, the more scrutiny. However, your facts are very complicated and could present serious problems during evaluation of your case by USCIS. He can petition for you as soon as you are married, but you need to consult with a lawyer to prepare your case.
You can marry him at anytime once he is divorced. If he got his Green Card less than 5 years ago he will have to prove that his first marriage was bona fide (but presumably he has done so already since he was granted residence based on it). Consult with an attorney for a more detailed explanation of what you can expect in the filing and interview process.
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