I-751 Waiver Where Marriage Ends in Divorce

Carl Michael Shusterman

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If you have a 2-year (conditional) green card, and your marriage to a U.S. citizen ends in divorce or annulment prior to the expiration of your green card, you will need to prepare and submit an I-751 waiver in order to preserve your permanent residence in the U.S. This video, by former INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) Carl Shusterman explains what you need to do.

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