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I lived in Florida for half of my life, but I am a British citizen. I met a girl out there and we got married, and I filed all the paper work for a greencard. But a few months before I had was supposed to have the interview, my Dad died and my Mum wanted to move back to England, and as she is disabled I returned to England with her, voiding my GC petition. Also, my wife and I were not getting on very well. That was a few years ago. Me and my wife are still married but we haven't seen each other since last summer when I went to visit (I am still live in England). I have not had the economic means to return to the USA sooner. Does anyone know if there is any way I can return to America and get a greencard still, in the fastest way possible so I can get a job and everything?
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I lived in Florida for half of my life, but I am a British citizen. I met a girl out there and we got married, and I filed all the paper work for a greencard. But a few months before I had was supposed to have the interview, my Dad died and my Mum wanted to move back to England, and as she is disabled I returned to England with her, voiding my GC petition. Also, my wife and I were not getting on very well. That was a few years ago. Me and my wife are still married but we haven't seen each other since last summer when I went to visit (I am still live in England). I have not had the economic means to return to the USA sooner. Does anyone know if there is any way I can return to America and get a greencard still, in the fastest way possible so I can get a job and everything?
Divorce the first wife ..and marry another US citizen...
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if you weren't a US citizen and hadn't gotten a greencard in the works till fairly recently, how did you stay in the US legally all this time?
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if you weren't a US citizen and hadn't gotten a greencard in the works till fairly recently, how did you stay in the US legally all this time?
E2?

Quite an interesting guessing game.
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E2?

Quite an interesting guessing game.
looks a good bet...
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E2?

Quite an interesting guessing game.
Overstay on VWP is my bet. If so, he won't be coming back soon.
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Overstay on VWP is my bet. If so, he won't be coming back soon.
But:

we haven't seen each other since last summer when I went to visit
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But:
He was lucky, maybe?

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E2 Visa. Anyway, can anyone help with the question? I still like my wife, but we have issues, like most marriages.
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E2 Visa. Anyway, can anyone help with the question? I still like my wife, but we have issues, like most marriages.
lawyer - www.ailalaywer.com

and there's also a visa section to the site.
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E2 Visa. Anyway, can anyone help with the question? I still like my wife, but we have issues, like most marriages.

There are two methods to get here if married to a USC who lives in the US and she is willing to sponsor you. The first is using a K3 visa, and the second is not usually discussed civilly on this board but if I told you how to do it, you wouldn't be able to use it legally, anyway! How about asking the question next time you're over for a visit and then there's a solution for ya!
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E2 Visa. Anyway, can anyone help with the question? I still like my wife, but we have issues, like most marriages.
Does she like you, well enough to sponsor you to emmigrate to the US?
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There are two methods to get here if married to a USC who lives in the US and she is willing to sponsor you. The first is using a K3 visa, and the second is not usually discussed civilly on this board but if I told you how to do it, you wouldnt be able to use it legally, anyway! How about asking the question next time youre over for a visit and then theres a solution for ya!
So the second option involves entering the country on a visa waiver without admitting my intent is to stay to be sponsored in. I understand.

Does she like you, well enough to sponsor you to emmigrate to the US?
Yes, we are married, we dont hate each other. We just have difficulties like other married couples.
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Well ..depends a lot on your age as well
you would have aged out at 21 on the E-2 and should have left then ...

if you stayed and got married but never completed your AOS...
after the age of 21 you may find you are a banned person ...

More detail required ... ... as to ages and timelines ...
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So the second option involves entering the country on a visa waiver without admitting my intent is to stay to be sponsored in. I understand.
If I said any more, I'd have to kill you.
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