Prior sham marriage bars legal residencey

In a case that serves as a warning to anyone considering a sham marriage for purposes of gaining US citizenship, a federal appeals court has put you on notice: don’t do it!

Sham Immigration Marriage Held Permanent
Bar To U.S. Residence

A Lebanese immigrant is bound for deportation for entering a fraudulent
marriage to get a green card 15 years ago, even though he has since married legitimately
and has a child, a federal appeals court says.

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