Gather up documentation of bona fide marriage, even if you submitted it with your initial Adjustment of Status (AOS) application. Items like cards, notes, letters, emails, photos, and other... more
Obtaining a green card through an immediate relative is perhaps the fastest route to U.S. permanent residency. Under U.S. immigration law, an immediate relative is defined as the spouse, child (under... more
It comes up often here on AVVO - am I married under common law? Or, more often, do I need a divorce because I think I might be married under common law.
There are very few states that allow common... more
Yes. Domestic Relations Law sectio 13b says you have to wait one day after you get your marriage license - and the license expires sixty days after issuance.
? 13-b. Time within which marriage may... more
Co-habitation agreements are recommended for individuals in a conjugal relationship who live together but are not legally married, either by choice or because the law does not recognize same-sex... more
The fast track to getting a green card or becoming a lawful permanent resident is to marry a U.S. citizen. Every year over 400,000 U.S. citizens marry foreign-born persons and petition for them to... more
What is common law marriage in Colorado?.
A marriage license is not necessary to be considered married in Colorado. Colorado courts may consider you to have a common law marriage if you and your... more
If you are contemplating a divorce in Colorado, there are several things you should know:
1. While Colorado recognizes Common Law Marriage, there is no such thing as Common Law Divorce and thus... more
Will I be interviewed on the joint petition or waiver?
The CIS can waive the interview on the joint petition or waiver application. If CIS is satisfied that the marriage was entered into in good... more
What Should You Bring with You?.
The most important source of information on what to bring to your interview is the interview scheduling notice you received from USCIS. It lists important documents... more