Dealing with divorce as a permanent resident

On Behalf of | Feb 24, 2017 | U.s. Immigration Law |

Although divorce can be a contentious and stressful topic for anyone in America, it may be especially troubling if you are a permanent resident. If you are a green card holder who is already in the middle of a divorce or anticipate splitting up with your spouse in the near future, you should make sure that have considered the potential impact of divorce. At Cuevas, Garcia & Torres, our Florida law firm knows how difficult these matters can be for permanent residents across the state.

Whether you are worried about being accused of marriage fraud or are unsure of how you will adjust to daily life as a single person, the nature of your concerns may vary. However, it is critical to work through any immigration matters appropriately. If splitting up with your raises concerns, you may be able to find some peace of mind by carefully assessing your circumstances, understanding your rights and attempting to gain a better understanding of what to expect in the future.

Sometimes, divorce can lead to a great deal of uncertainty and anxiety. That said, there are times when splitting up with a marital partner is necessary and you should not feel like you are forced to stay in a marriage solely because of immigration matters. By reviewing the details of your divorce, you may be able to find a more positive outcome.

If you head over to the immigrant visas section of our website, you can peruse more information concerning permanent residence and related legal issues.


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