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I have a friend who is on a conditional Green Card and her husband has committed adultery and has threatened to divorce her.

Hammond, IN |

She has letters and card and has the names and phone numbers of women that he has been involved with since their marriage. He tells her he does not love her, but wants to buy a house with her and wants to have children. if he files for divorce can she still process her paperwork for the renewal of her Green Card?

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  1. Yes, she can file to remove the conditions even if she gets divorced. However this requires filing with a waiver to allow for a self-petition and there are several technical issues that she will need to be mindful of about how and when to apply. I strongly suggest she use a lawyer to help her file the I-751.

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    Christopher

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  2. She needs to meet with an immigration lawyer NOW ... in private.

    She should collect documents about the bona fides of the marriage .. .the proof of adultery isn't all that helpful.

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  3. If she can prove she entered into the marriage in good faith, then yes.

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