Legal Question in Immigration Law in New York

can a person lose their citizenship if it is found that the marriage they used to get it was fake?

Asked on 9/15/13, 2:57 pm

2 Answers from Attorneys

James Brown Brown Law Practice, PLLC

A naturalized citizen can be denaturalized if citizenship was "illegally procured" or acquired by "concealment of a material fact or by willful misrepresentation."

Therefore, the answer to your question is yes.

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Answered on 9/16/13, 9:24 am

Marlene Hemmings Marlene Hemmings, Attorney at Law

Yes, but highly unlikely to actually occur & difficult to prove that the marriage was not bona fide when originally entered into.

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Answered on 9/16/13, 10:45 am

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