My grandpa is married to an immigrant and she is filing for residency by saying she has been domestically abused but my grandpa

Asked over 1 year ago - Los Angeles, CA

has never done so can he go to jail? she verbally abuses him and at his home he sleeps in the living room while she sleeps in the bedroom my grandpa comes to my house hungry and depressed. he does not know she is filing residency under those conditions. what can I do?

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  1. Samuel Patrick Ouya Maina

    Contributor Level 19

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    Answered . He should meet with an attorney to discuss how to protect himself from false allegations. He could be arrested if she reports and authorities believe he has been abusive.

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

    Contributor Level 20

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    Answered . Grandpa needs to meet with an attorney.

    PROFESSOR OF IMMIGRATION LAW for over 10 years -- This blog posting is offered for informational purposes only. It... more
  3. Carlos E Sandoval

    Contributor Level 14

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    Answered . I agree with my colleagues. He should meet with an attorney to discuss his options.

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