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Will my green card application be rejected/denied if myself and my U.S citizen husband have recently separated?

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I am currently waiting on a decision on my green card status, but myself and my wife who is a U.S citizen have just recently separated after I found out she was cheating on me and she might be pregnant with his child. Our interview happened at the end of 2012 and we received a letter from USCIS a month ago stating they would contact us soon about a decision. I'm worried about what will happen, if our application requires a 2nd interview or further evidence of marriage as we are now separated. Where do I stand with this?

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A marriage, among other things, must be bonafide--I would consult an immigration attorney as there are numerous pitfalls to proceeding erroneously relating to your immigration future. USCIS does realize people often separate even though their intentions were honest and genuine when the petition was filed and adjudicated.


It might still be approved if you guys passed the interview. But if it is a conditional residence, what will you do when the time comes to remove the condition? See a good attorney for an advice.

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