Will changing my last name change my immigration petition? 2 Answers as of June 11, 2013

When filing for my husband’s green card the first time I used his last name for me. However due to my family line I had decided afterwards to not change my last name. It has been almost the two years and I have to file for my husband’s 10yr card. Should I contact immigration before hand and explain that I did not get me last name changed?

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World Esquire Law Firm
World Esquire Law Firm | Aime Katambwe
It will not make any difference as long as you can explain it in a straightforward manner. As a married woman, you do not have to change your name if you do not want to. Just have all the paperwork ready if you need to show it to anyone.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 4/19/2011
Law Office of Immigration & International Trade Law
Law Office of Immigration & International Trade Law | Linda Liang
No, you don't need to.
Answer Applies to: Florida
Replied: 6/11/2013
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