When I applied for my green card, I was advised not to put my married name at the time of application, as I could request the exchange on the day of my interview. When the day came, I asked the interviewer to change my name and he said it was not possible. During the waiting period (long 13 months) I had changed my license license to my married name. As my green card arrived with the maiden name, I went to the DMV to ask if I could go back with my maiden name and was informed that it was not possible without the judge's order or with the divorce (which does not make sense because I am married). I just tried to renew my Drive license even with my married name, but now the DMV asks me to change my SS for the married name too. My question is, when I start working, is it possible to use my green card with my maiden name and my documents (drive license and SS) with a married name? How can I reverse this judicially? Does Exist something I can do for now in immigration to exchange it? I know I can change my name now just when I will apply to my citizenship.
I always complete the petitioner and application using the name the client prefers. . The married name if that is the preference. All of your documents should reflect the same name with the exception of your birth certificate that of course will have your birth name.
Each office; DMV and SSA has a list of documents needed n order to change your name.
I have 33 years experience and practice immigration law only. My answer to your question is general in nature and not to be construed as legal advise or as establishing an attorney-client relationship. For additional discussion regarding your personal situation a scheduled consultation is required.
Yes you can. My only suggestion is that you also bring a copy of your marriage certificate. There should be no issue.
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