How can I divorce my husband if he lives in Mexico?
Yes, you can get a divorce from him. Speak to a matrimonial attorney for details about service upon him by publication or at his last place of residence or in Mexico.
Can I divorce my husband without him knowing?
The answer is no, you cannot file without him getting notice and yes, you can divorce him without his consent. Without some type of service, the divorce will not go forward. So, as I said above, the answer is no, you cannot file for divorce without your husband knowing.
How do I divorce my foreign spouse?
How to Divorce a Person Out of the Country
- Understand your state’s laws. Each state has its own divorce laws.
- Complete and file your divorce petition. Once you understand your state’s rules, complete your divorce petition and file it with your local county court.
- Serve your spouse.
- Continue with your divorce.
Can you lose your green card if you get divorced?
If you obtained your green card through marriage to a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, a divorce (or annulment) may pose a problem. The good news is that there is nothing in the law saying that, once you are divorced or your marriage is annulled, your efforts to get a green card are automatically over.
How long do you have to stay married for green card?
There’s yet another benefit to being married to a U.S. citizen: Three years from the date you become a permanent resident, you can apply for U.S. citizenship, so long as you remain married to and living with the citizen. Most green card holders have to wait five years before applying for U.S. citizenship.
What happens if I divorce before 2 years?
But if you divorce (or your marriage is annulled) before the two years have passed and you want to continue to live in the U.S., filing this petition jointly with your spouse will be impossible. You will still need to submit Form I-751, but will have to include a request for a “waiver” of the joint filing requirement.