What will happen to my green card if I get a divorce? 6 Answers as of August 22, 2011

I applied to get green card for my brother and his wife on July 2004. Their application was approved .They are married for ten years.What will happen to my brothers green card situation if they get divorced?

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Reza Athari & Associates, PLLC
Reza Athari & Associates, PLLC | Reza Athari
Your brother is the principal beneficiary. Whoever is his wife after the the priority date becomes current and at the time he applies for immigrant visa, she will also qualify as the wife of the beneficiary also any children under 21 at that time.
Answer Applies to: Nevada
Replied: 8/22/2011
World Esquire Law Firm
World Esquire Law Firm | Aime Katambwe
Dear customer, I supposed you are a US Citizen. A US Citizen can petition any brother or sister. It does not matter if the brothers or sister are minors, adults, singles or marries. They continue being eligible. If your brothers divorced, your sisters-in-law will not get the green card because they are no longer beneficiaries.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 8/5/2011
Christian Schmidt, Attorney at Law
Christian Schmidt, Attorney at Law | Christian Schmidt
Your brother's wife will not be able to get a green card if they divorce before they became permanent residents. If they are already permanent residents, both can keep their green cards. His wife might be questioned about the circumstances of their divorce if she applies for U.S. citizenship later on.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 8/4/2011
Fong & Associates
Fong & Associates | William D. Fong
What was approved? Was it the I-130 or the I-485 or an immigrant visa? If a green card was issued, they are both permanent residents. If not, your brother can continue the process, but his ex-wife cannot.
Answer Applies to: Texas
Replied: 8/4/2011
Law Office of Felipe A. Malo, P.A.
Law Office of Felipe A. Malo, P.A. | Felipe Augusto Malo
If he already received green card nothing will happen
Answer Applies to: Florida
Replied: 8/4/2011
    Kazmi & Sakata
    Kazmi & Sakata | Harun Kazmi
    Nothing will happen to him. He is the primary beneficiary. You state that "it was approved". If he has his green card, there is no affect on his immigration status.
    Answer Applies to: California
    Replied: 8/4/2011
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