Immigration And Marriage: What Happens If You Marry Or Divorce A Foreign Spouse?

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Nov 17, 2014 5:22 PM
Hollywood movies have made it conventional wisdom that one way to speed through the red tape of immigration is to marry a citizen of the country in which you wish to reside. This is true. Often, the marriage is one that is genuinely based on love and affection. Other times, not so much:
Federal officials say the revelation by Oregon first lady Cylvia Hayes that she married an Ethiopian man for $5,000 so he could get his green card has shined a light on the most common way to cheat the U.S. immigration system.