Episode 110

Published on:

27th Jul 2021

Can Widows Of Deceased U.S. Citizens Win Permanent Residence?

Far too often, immigrants give up when their U.S. citizen spouse dies before they win a green card.

However, in many situations, a widow can still win permanent residency after their husband or wife passes way.

To do so, you would need to file a Widow’s Petition (or Widower’s Petitioner)

Here are five requirements you need to know.

Recommended Links For More Information:

Can I Still Become A Lawful Resident After My Sponsoring Spouse Dies?

What You Need To Know About Remarriages And Green Cards

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About the Podcast

The Immigration Mastermind
The Immigration Mastermind is a podcast for immigrants and their families that shares tips, insights, and tidbits to help guide the quest for permanent residence and citizenship in the United States. The podcast strives to build knowledge, while dispelling myths in short bite-sized, easy-to-understand snippets of pull-no-punches information.

Designed for both immigrant families who have already started the immigration process and those just starting to think about their journey, the Immigration Mastermind provides a mix of expert tips about legal rules, insights about breaking news, and tidbits to help immigrants and their families to keep their chin up, even when the road to success seems to be a never-ending road.

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Carlos Batara

Carlos Batara is an immigration lawyer, author, educator, public speaker, and online talk show host. A graduate of Harvard Law School, he has cared for, protected, and guided immigrants from over 100 countries on their journeys to the United States. His goal is to help at least one family from every nation in the world before he calls it quits.

With family roots from Mexico, Spain, and the Philippines, as well as Native American, Greek, and Turkish ancestry, he brings a broad multicultural background to the practice of immigration law.

Combined with knowledge gained from advanced studies in international relations and constitutional politics, Carlos is always willing to speak his mind openly on immigration issues.