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There is a section in the application form that asks you about your marriage
records. I have been married twice and I have an issue with the first marriage
when it comes to the detailed info.
I know when and where we got married but I don’t remember the exact date we were
officially divorced, it was almost 30 years ago. I know it was granted in NYC
since that’s where I lived and filed for divorce even though the other party was
in California. I lost the document. Also, I remember the birthday of then husband
but I don’t know if he’s still a permanent resident or he became naturalized
later. I haven’t been in touch with him. So I can’t fill out the answers to the
questions in this section. What can I do?
Asked on March 15, 2019 under Immigration Law, New York
SB Member California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 4 years ago | Contributor
You will need to locate a copy of that divorce certificate in order to be able to answer that question or you can try looking through the public records of that state because you will have to provide the correct information on the application or when you are questioned about it at the interview. Since these records are a matter of public record, it should not be that difficult to look it up.
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