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What is the effect of marriage and divorce on a pending immigration case?

Asked on Mar 01st, 2011 on Immigration - California
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PR father petitioned for daughter (unmarried and over 21). case pending. During pendency, daughter married but subsequently divorced. Case is almost ready for processessing at NVC - can she still be eligible in the 2b category.
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Answered on Mar 03rd, 2011 at 2:28 PM
No she is not. As soon as she got married the petition was automatically cancelled since her father was only a PR. Her subsequent marriage does not revive the petition or unrevoke it. The Immigrant Visa application (Forms DS-230I&II) specifically asked if a person is single (never married), married, or divorced.

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