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If an illegal immigrant is gaining legal status by claiming abuse can she still do it if her spouse files for divorce

Phoenix, AZ |

i am a us citizen who married an illegal immigrant. about seven months ago my wife left me and i heard that she checked into a womens shelter claiming abuse to gain legal status. i had to fight an order of protection and won. i heard from her family that she was almost successfully done with the question is will i ruin that process by filing for divorce?

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No, you can't "ruin" it. So sorry

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I don't practice in immigration but it won't likely change anything.

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