You need to amend your tax returns. Filing single will rightfully call into question the validity of your marriage and hence you green card.
You should retain an experienced immigration lawyer, whether myself or one of my colleagues, to review all the facts, advise you, and handle the case.
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If you file for citizenship and you file taxes as single it will raise a question. What is the reason you filed as single? I suggest ammending your taxes. Hire a lawyer for your citizenship/. Good Luck!
If you have a question regarding how to prepare your taxes, you should speak with an accountant or CPA to assist you. Filing as single if you are legally married and are in the U.S. may be tax fraud. It will also raise questions regarding the validity of the marriage. I have seen this raised in immigration interviews for those that improperly filed as single rather than married filing jointly or married filing separately. It is a red flag with USCIS.
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I agree with my colleagues.
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