I have written a blog online saying that a certain person has committed marriage fraud for green card.

Asked over 1 year ago - Miami, FL

I am the victim in this and felt a need to warn people against my ex husband, particularly the ladies out there because he lies about everything pertaining to himself. Is this illegal or not because I have used his name. Can he sue me for defamation, though that's what happened, so if other people online can share their own stories in blogs or forums as to how they got duped for green card, why can't I write it myself by also mentioning his name online. Can he claim harassment, although it's my own business what I do in terms of exercising free speech and if he did not want to find himself in this embarrassing situation, then he should have though about the consequences of his fraud and taking advantage of people in the first place.

Attorney answers (3)

  1. J Charles Ferrari

    Contributor Level 20

    5

    Lawyers agree

    Answered . Can he sue you? Yes. In the US anyone can file a lawsuit against anyone for anything.
    Can he win? depends on the proof each of you can muster.

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more
  2. Alexander Joseph Segal

    Contributor Level 20

    3

    Lawyers agree

    Answered . Hard to say, He may sue you and truth will be your best defense since you are so insistant that he is indeed a fraud.

    NYC EXPERIENCED IMMIGRATION ATTORNEYS www.myattorneyusa.com; email: info@myattorneyusa.com; Phone: (866)... more
  3. Samuel Patrick Ouya Maina

    Contributor Level 19

    3

    Lawyers agree

    Answered . He can sue you.

    Samuel Ouya Maina, Esq. 415.391.6612 s.ouya@mainalaw.com Law Offices of S. Ouya Maina, PC 332 Pine Street,... more

Related Topics

Immigration

If you want to visit or move permanently to the US, you'll want to learn about your different immigration options.

Green cards

A green card is a legal document which provides proof that the owner is a lawful permanent resident of the United States.

Can't find what you're looking for? Ask a Lawyer

Get free answers from experienced attorneys.

 

Ask now

23,656 answers this week

2,866 attorneys answering

Ask a Lawyer

Get answers from top-rated lawyers.

  • It's FREE
  • It's easy
  • It's anonymous

23,656 answers this week

2,866 attorneys answering