My hus and I got employer based green cards thru his work. He won't give it to me since we're separated. Anything I can do?

Asked about 2 years ago - Novato, CA

We haven't filed separation although we've been separated for three years.

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    Answered . You can file an I-90 for a replacement green card but be sure to also file an AR-11 reporting your address change so your new card will go to you.

    alternatively you can consult a family law attorney and negotiate for the card as part of that process. It belongs to you.

    Lynne R. Feldman, Attorney at Law
    Concentrating in Immigration and Nationality Law
    2221 Camino Del Rio South, Suite 201
    San Diego, CA 92108
    phone: (619) 299-9600, facsimile: (619) 923-3277
    email: lynne@feldmanfeldman.com
    website: www.immigrateme.com

    Formerly Adjunct Professor -- Immigration law
    University of Illinois College of Law

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    Answered . Below is a link to the website with instructions on how to request a replacement green card.

    http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/menuitem...

    By posting on this site or answering/responding to questions does not create an attorney-client relationship and... more
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    Answered . Seek a replacement if you have some basic information about your file. If not, seek assistance of an experienced immigration attorney to help you out.

    This response is general in nature and cannot be construed as legal advice, given that not enough facts are known.... more
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    Answered . I agree with my colleagues. Filing for replacement card would be an option.

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