Asked 7 months ago - New York, NYFlag
I applied for asylum a year ago and I'm supposed to be heard by an immigration judge, but I still have not been scheduled for the hearing.
Now I plan to get married with my fiance who has a green card.
I would like to know if it's possible to be married if I already have an asylum case? Or if I get married , my asylum case will be just cancelled?
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You need to have your case evaluated by an immigrant attorney. You may get married while your asylum case is pending, HOWEVER, you will face proving that this marriage is legitimate..it is a difficult burden to prove because they presume the marriage took place in order to avoid removal. Getting married does not of itself terminate your asylum case/immigration court proceedings...there is much more involved and paperwork that must be prepared to seek status through a legitimate marriage to a lpr or usc. Without knowing specifics about you and your case, it is difficult to answer your question more specifically. Good luck.
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