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BIA on 204(c) (unpub.)

"To the extent that the beneficiary's former spouse may not have been legally free to marry her at the time of their marriage, the Director should address the applicability of section 204(c) of the Act in such an instance. We note that section 204(c) of the Act does not apply to fraud based...

BIA on 204(c) - Matter of Otiende

Although a visa petition filed by a petitioner for a spouse may be subject to denial under section 204(c) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. § 1154(c) (2006), based on the spouse’s prior marriage, that section does not prevent the approval of a petition filed on behalf of the...

AAO (Published) on 204(c) - Matter of Christo's, Inc.

Official Headnotes: (1) An alien who submits false documents representing a nonexistent or fictitious marriage, but who never either entered into or attempted or conspired to enter into a marriage, may intend to evade the immigration laws but is not, by such act alone, considered to have “entered...