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Who is a Spouse under U.S. Immigration Law?

How is a Spouse defined under U.S. immigration law?

A spouse is a legally wedded partner.  Merely living together does not qualify a marriage for immigration. Common Law spouses may qualify as spouses for immigration purposes depending on the laws of the country where the common-law marriage occurs. In cases of polygamy,...

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Same Sex Marriage and U.S. Immigration

I am in a same-sex marriage, can I sponsor my spouse for a Green Card?

  Gay Immigrant Couple

Yes! It is possible to sponsor your same-sex spouse for a marriage based green card. This is opportunity was made available after the United States Supreme Court's ruling that...

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