I recently got married. We were supposed to move in together after getting married. That didn't happen. We began having problems. My husband begged me to stay in the relationship because he had sent off paperwork for his green card. Later I found out that he has a girlfriend and a child that is living with him.
I want just want out of the relationship.
He threatened me, saying that I could not get out of our marriage because he already sent the paperwork. He said if the first interview comes and I do not show up nothing will happen, but if the interview date comes again, and I don't show up that the police will come looking for me and I will be in trouble for not showing up to the interview and I will go to jail.
Let me get this straight. He's the one applying for his green card and he's threatening YOU? What you can do is file for a divorce, refuse to show up for the interview (he has to establish that this is a bona fide marriage), or write to USCIS explaining that you no longer believe that this is a bona fide marriage - but hire a lawyer!
Other than criminal threats (Domestic Violence can get you deported), he is not the one holding the power in this relationship. You need to see a family law and immigration attorney.
The above statement should not be construed as legal advice, does not create an attorney-client relationship, and is provided purely for informational purposes. You are advised to seek legal advice from an attorney and NOT AN UNLICENSED PARALEGAL SERVICE for any legal questions you have.
Unless you knowingly entered into the marriage solely to assist him secure an immigration benefit, his threats are baseless. Consult with a divorce attorney.
None of the stuff that he said to you is true. if you want out, go talk to a family law attorney and file for divorce.
You may choose to show up for the appointments to explain the situation, or you may choose to not show up. There are no consequences for the US citizen who does not show up unless there was fraud. If you are afraid of him because he may hurt you, do not go near him and do not attend the interview to avoid confrontation. You may also send a letter to USCIS explaining your situation but it is not assured that anyone in USCIS will ultimately read it or add it to the file. See a family law attorney to file for divorce.
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