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Every year, in US they are at least 50,000 couples who are married just for the citizenship… I know a bright young man; his name is __________, who after several years of waiting his green card, with no possibility to run his own business without legal papers, decided to take this short cut. He found a lady somewhere in Atlanta, 20 and some years older than him, accepting to marry him for $10,000 in cash. They married, he got a marriage licence and a green card. He lived in another city, with no relationship with his “bride”. Starting a business… Big mistake. She transformed him into a milky cow. Blackmailing him… He is now deported. Every time a letter from his lawyers was destroyed by that lady, because he was receiving mail at her address… And missed all the opportunities to live here free and have a wife, one for good…

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