Channel 2 Investigates–Looking Deeper: Marriage, Immigration and the American Citizen

IRLI In The News

November 15, 2017

By Robert Arnold

HOUSTON – Marriage to an American citizen is one of the largest categories in which an immigrant becomes a lawful permanent resident of the United States, according to data from the federal government.

In 2013, Immigration and Customs Enforcement launched a nationwide campaign to educate citizens on the dangers of marriage fraud. However, several people have come forward to claim a specific area of marriage fraud is not getting nearly enough scrutiny by the federal government.

“He was romantic and charming,” said Elena Maria Lopez, of the man she married from the Netherlands. “(I) met him through a friend while I was finishing up college and fell in love.”… Watch the full report by Robert Arnold.

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