We've been married since 2001 and I filed her green card right after I posses my US citizen on 2004. Since 2002, she lived with her mom and lived to my father. So, we decide d to end it up with divorce. She is willing with no contest for divorce. WIll that affect her status in the US if I file A divorce? or will she file her US citizenship first prior to divorce?
If she is a permanent resident she will be able to file for her citizenship even after she divorces.
I agree with the previous response - I'd add that you and/or your wife should consult with someone with a dual immigration / Family Law specialty; you don't want to have an unpleasant surprise down the road and the INS can be tricky to deal with.
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Since you and your wife were not living together at the time you filed for her residency, I hope that this was disclosed to Immigration Services. Otherwise, it could appear there is some marriage fraud when she goes to file for her citizenship. She should consult an attorney prior to divorcing or filing for her citizenship.
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