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Dear David,
I am married to an american citizen and now we are separated because he is very abusive.
I believed i will apply I 751 next year 90 days before my anniversary.
Do you think it is a good idea if i will file a divorced now and get a lawyer?
Can i find a lawyer where i can pay installment and i will just issue him a check because i dont have enough money to pay.
Pls help i cant sleep.

Maria

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Maria,
what is your current immigration status?
Have you filed domestic violence against your husband?
Has he been convicted?
Foreign nationals, abused by their US spouses are eligible for relief and a special visa for abused spouses.

You must make sure you document everything, otherwise Immigration authorities might assume you are in a marriage for convenience.

There are attorneys who may take installments, but you must shop around.

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30 years Immigration law enforcement/management, criminal investigations, Homeland Security including Border Patrol operations

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