i have a wife, i got married in 2012 in pakistan i was a permanent resident then things got ugly between us and we live apart if i were to divorce her i will be paying her a huge amount in settlements. if i were to get married again to a girl who is permanent resident/ citizen and i get married in Pakistan and don't get married in US and we live like a couple, can my 1st wife get me in trouble whatsoever?
You asked the same question yesterday and rephrasing it does not change the answer. Unless you are legally divorced from your first wife, you will not be able to marry a second wife or have it recognized for purposes of immigration. As suggested by several yesterday, you should speak to a family law attorney as well as an immigration attorney unless you can find an attorney who practices in both areas of law.
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Previously asked and answered. Cannot have the contractual capacity to enter into a new marriage (and derive immigration benefits), unless and until legally divorced from your current wife.
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I believe this is a duplicate question and i answered this previously. For the last time sir, you may not marry someone else while you are already and legally married to another. Yes, your second marriage will be voidable marriage. We do not exercise a bigamy in the United States and what you are intending to do is characterize as a bigamy.
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Get divorced + Pay a huge amount in settlements = you are free to marry another person
Don't get divorced = NOT ABLE TO RE-MARRY (irrespective of where the marriage takes place( and live legally in the US as husband and wife.
Polygamous marriages have been illegal in the ENTIRE US since 1862: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morrill_Anti-Bigamy_Act
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It's time to man up. You got yourself in trouble. Pay up for your many mistakes and learn by them. See my previous answer. We are beating a dead horse here.
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