Can my spouse stop me from getting a divorce?
If you have been separated for 5 years you are entitled to apply for divorce, even if your spouse does not consent. Your spouse can only oppose the divorce if they can argue that ending the marriage would result in serious financial or other hardship.
What happens when you divorce a non US citizen?
The lives of most divorcees change once a divorce is finalized. However, if one of the divorcees is not a United States citizen then that person may face an additional challenge and need to fight for the right to remain in the United States. However, if the couple is divorced then the immigrant spouse is deportable.
Can I divorce my immigrant husband?
When an immigration application that is based on marriage is pending before the USCIS, an immigrant spouse will be considered out-of-status upon the dissolution of the marriage. Meanwhile, if the marriage ends in divorce, then the immigrant spouse will lose his/her immigrant status and become deportable.