What is a proxy marriage?
A proxy wedding or proxy marriage is a wedding in which one or both of the individuals being united are not physically present, usually being represented instead by other persons. If both partners are absent a double proxy wedding occurs.
How do you get married by proxy?
A proxy marriage is a way to be legally married while at least one of the members of the couple is not present. It doesn't have to take the place of a wedding ceremony later.
What are the three types of marriage in Nigeria?
Nigerian law envisages 3 types of marriages namely; Traditional/Customary marriage; Church/Islamic marriage and Statutory marriage.
Does Uscis accept proxy marriage?
Does USCIS Recognize Proxy Marriage? Surprisingly, USCIS does recognize Proxy Marriage under INA § 101(a)(35), but only if two elements are present. Meaning, a marriage is valid for immigration purposes in cases where the marriage is valid under the law of the jurisdiction in which it is performed.