I am married since 2008, In 2011 got the DV lottery immigration, my wife refused to travel with me, in Oct,2012 I got divorce from phoenix court, now we reconcile and shes coming next month by visit visa,(we have church marriage and we planning also for court remarriage ) am green card holder since January 2011, can we apply for resident permit for her and my child, how long it will take ? she has chance ? Please help me , Thank you
Your wife cannot come specifically for the purpose of getting married in the US, because she needs to use a fiancé visa for it, but once in the US, she can adjust her status based on your permanent resident status. Just make sure to consult an attorney because of the possible fraud issues.
Coming to the US on a visitor visa for the purpose of getting married could be construed as visa fraud.
What can be done will depend on whether the priority dates are current when you marry and file.
You should retain an experienced immigration lawyer to review all the facts, advise you, and handle the case. You can find one through http://www.ailalawyer.com.
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