Law Offices of Dennis M. Clare, PSC
This is an Advertisement
Call For A Confidential Consultation:
502-410-3861

How may divorce affect spousal immigration?

Immigration Services

Marriage and immigration constitute two different areas of the law and together raise a host of questions for individuals who wish to enter the United States to legally live with their partners.

Kentucky residents may have questions about what will happen if they choose to leave their martial relationships while residing in the country through spousal visas. These questions, and many others that come up in the context of immigration law, should be answered by knowledgeable immigration attorneys.

However, readers should be aware that changes in their martial statuses may impact their legal statuses. If a person's visa or residence in the United States is based on marriage and they choose to dissolve their marriage, they may no longer have grounds on which to base their residency in the country. Particularly, a visa that is issued because of a person's marriage to a U.S. citizen may be revoked if that person and their partner end their legal relationship.

Not every family immigration case that involves divorce is the same, and for that reason alone independent legal help should be sought by those who are dealing with these issues. For example, individuals whose marriages end because of abuse or because of the death of their U.S. citizen partners may have options for remaining in the country despite the ends of their relationships.

Marriage is a big commitment between two people, and making it work across oceans or when the partners do not live in the same places can be almost impossible. Likewise, divorce affects a person's marital status and may affect a person's legal status to live in the United States if their residency depends on a visa or other means of securing a legal status.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

Learn How We Can Help

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Office Location:

745 W. Main Street, Suite 250
Louisville, KY 40202

Toll Free: 888-364-0726
Phone: 502-410-3861
Fax: 502-587-6400
Louisville Law Office Map