There is not enough information here. Did she plead guilty to the charge? Where did it happen? Was it a federal case? Is she in Immigration proceedings? Was her husband charged with anything? Did she have a criminal attorney? They should consult with an Immigration attorney ASAP.
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Not enough information.
If she was convicted of marriage fraud, her LPR status has probably been terminated.
Meet with an attorney.
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More likely than not she will be placed in removal proceedings. The sooner she hires an attorney the better. My firm is experience with criminal immigration matters in NY.
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I agree with my colleagues--this person needs to contact a lawyer as soon as possible.
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I believe what you are wondering is whether the wife might obtain a hardship waiver if her husband obtains U.S. citizenship. It would be the hardships of the U.S. citizen that might save the wife from being removed from the U.S. Based on what you wrote this is a possibility, but you will likely need to have a paid consultation with an attorney to help sort out an immigration plan. Kind regards, Allan
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