I am currently holding E19 green card for over 2 yrs, and my husband is divorcing me, will my green card get impacted?

Asked 6 months ago - North Bergen, NJ

i am also wondering after the divorce, what will be my green card's category? do i need to renew it right after divorce? my card has 10 yr valid period..

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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman


    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . Not to worry. A divorce will not affect your green card status.

    Mr. Shusterman's (former INS Trial Attorney, 1976-82) response to your question is general in nature, as not all... more
  2. Giacomo Jacques Behar


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    Answered . No, rest assured that your green card will not get affected in any way, shape or form by your divorce. Period.

    Kindly be advised that the answer above is only general in nature cannot be construed as legal advice, given that... more
  3. Leonard Roy Boyer


    Contributor Level 16

    Answered . I agree with the answers of my distinguished colleagues. Your divorce will not affection your immigration status. Good luck and do not worry.

    If you found this Answer helpful, please mark it as "Best Answer" Please be advised that the answer above is only... more

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