Immigration Attorneys in Marietta, GA
Back to Top
Widower of a US Citizen Providing dedicated legal advocacy to immigrants & their families with integrity & compassion.

Widow(er) of a US Citizen (Form I-360)

Marietta Immigration Law Firm

Widows or widowers who were married to U.S. citizens at the time of the citizen’s death may apply for a green card. To immigrate as the widow(er) of a citizen, you must prove that you were legally married to the citizen, and that you entered the marriage in good faith, and not solely to obtain an immigration benefit. To qualify, you must not have been divorced or legally separated from the U.S. citizen at the time of death and/or you cannot be remarried.

  • If you were married to a U.S. citizen who had filed Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative for you before he or she died, you do not need to file anything. The Form I-130 will be automatically converted to a Widow(er)’s petition upon you notifying USCIS of your spouse’s death.
  • If you were married to U.S. citizen before the citizen’s death, but s/he did not file an I-130 petition on your behalf, you can self-petition as an “immediate relative” on Form I-360, Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant. If your citizen spouse did not have a Form I-130 pending at the time of death, you must file the Form I-360 no more than two (2) years after the death of your citizen spouse.

If you are concerned about your residential status after the passing of your spouse, contact Klinke Immigration today at (678) 496-2990 to schedule a consultation with our knowledgeable immigration lawyers in Marietta.

What Sets Us Apart?

  • Honest & Transparent Representation
  • Explain Things in a Way You Can Understand
  • Extensive Experience with USCIS Matters
  • High Success Rate For Our Clients
  • Over 1,000 Immigration Cases Closed
  • Compassionate & Empathetic Legal Team
Start Your Journey Today

Contact our office to schedule a consultation.

Contact Us Today!

  • Please enter your first name.
  • Please enter your last name.
  • Please enter your phone number.
    This isn't a valid phone number.
  • Please enter your email address.
    This isn't a valid email address.
  • Please make a selection.
  • Please enter a message.
  • GAIN
  • Cobb County Domestic Violence Task Force
  • GAWL
  • Caminar Latino
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • US New - Best Law Firms 2019
  • AVVO Superb Rating 10.0
  • BBB Accredited Business
  • Super Lawyers