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
On June 1st Illinois' Civil Union Act took affect. Illinois joins several other states that have civil unions or similar domestic partnership laws. There are also five states, plus the District of... 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
Is it true that if you live with someone for 7 years you are common law married?
Most people have heard different things about common law marriage but don't really understand what it is. A common... more
A few commenters have warned against the K-1 fiance visa. I don't. Each situation is unique. In our current state of immigration law and slow visa processing, a K-1 visa can be a blessing, not a... more
In a recent green card interview, a U.S. Immigration and Nationality Services (USCIS) officer was performing his routine due diligence by asking several questions to a young couple in which the... more