Arizona’s efforts to crackdown on public benefits for illegal aliens results in lawsuit

In an article by Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services, it was reported that Gov. Jan Brewer and top Republican leaders lashed out Tuesday at the League of Arizona Cities and Towns for its lawsuit challenging a new law designed to crack down on illegal immigrants getting public benefits.

It is absolutely lawful to apply for a green card through marriage with a United States citizen or permanent resident. This particular marital relationship with a foreign national is sometimes referred to as a green card marriage. It’s essential to recognize, that a so called green card through marriage is only legitimate under immigration regulations when it isn’t just a charade to get an immigration status. It, however, should also be noted that the laws concerning applying for a green card through marriage are frequently misunderstood.

In a nutshell, it is perfectly legal to apply for a green card through marriage knowing you”ll receive an immigration benefit, provided that the primary reason for the marital relationship was specifically based on mutual love and affection. It is only unlawful where acquiring an immigration status is the only true purpose of the marital relationship.

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