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Divorce Waiver and Removal of Conditional Green Card

Posted on June 16, 2013 at 12:15 AM Comments comments (103)
A common fact pattern is that two people marry for love and then one of them wants a divorce before the application of the removal of condition of the green card. The removal of condition takes place within 90 days of the conditional green card expiration date. It is important for conditional green card holders to know that they may only apply by themselves without the spouse if the divorce decree is final. The foreign national needs to show that the marriage was entered into in good faith. 

here are some examples of evidence that will assist the divorced spouse

1. Length of time the couple lived together----joint lease
2. Evidence of Joint assets---,joint utility bills joint credit card statements, joint bank statements
3. Photos of the couple in different locations i.e vacations, visiting in-laws for the holidays and a photo album
4. Letters from friends called affidavits who have known both members of the couple for an extended period of time and discuss a personal story of the couple
5. Joint health insurance policies, and life insurance policies that name the spouse as a beneficiary
6. Email correspondence, love letters, birthday and anniversary cards
7. Jointly filed tax returns