An I-130 petitioner possesses the burden of establishing, by a preponderance of the evidence, that the marriage was bona fide at inception and not "entered into for the primary purpose of circumventing the immigration laws," pursuant to Matter of Laureano, a 1983 decision of the Board of Immigration Appeals.
Berrios v. Holder
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit
December 10, 2012
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