‘90 Day: The Single Life’: How Natalie Mordovtseva Is Able To Stay in the US After Split With Mike

90 Day Fiancé fans can’t help but wonder how Natalie Mordovtseva can stay in the United States after splitting from Mike Youngquist. The Ukrainian bachelorette separated from Mike and is currently living in Florida. She is currently on 90 Day: The Single Life Season 2 and dating for the first time since her split. How is Natalie staying in the US legally?

Natalie Mordovtseva on the beach during '90 Day: The Single Life' Season 2
Natalie Mordovtseva on ’90 Day: The Single Life’ Season 2 | discovery+

Natalie moves to Florida after her separation from Mike

Mike revealed on the 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? Season 6 tell-all that Natalie had left him and is living in Florida. The Kyiv, Ukraine native had convinced Mike to continue financially supporting her. After discovering he was going out and seeing other men, he vowed to cut her off and divorce her.

On the premiere of 90 Day: The Single Life, Natalie said, “It’s been a half year since I left Mike, my husband. I was with Michael for more than four years, and now we are not together.” She explained how difficult it was to leave Mike, saying, “Breaking up with Mike, it was most of the painful and hard things in my life. [sic] So I felt like if there is a place for me to heal, it’s gonna be next to the ocean.”

How is Natalie able to stay in the US?

On the premiere of 90 Day: The Single Life Season 2, Natalie reveals that she’s still technically married to Mike. She says, “My current relationship with Mike is married separated.” The Ukrainian beauty revealed that she and Mike decided to remain married. She said, “We decided not to divorce, but we decided to date other people.”

According to Boundless, if the foreigner marries within 90 days of the K-1 visa, they may apply for a green card. They must apply for adjustment of status. If the spouse, like Mike, is a US citizen in the US, it could take anywhere between 14-28 months from the time they file.

Mike and Natalie married at the height of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in April 2020. The two split around December 2020. 90 Day: The Single Life Season 2 began filming in the summer of 2021. Somehow, Natalie convinced Mike to only separate and not divorce, probably because she wanted to get her adjustment of status.

If Natalie applied for the adjustment of status for her green card right after marrying in April 2020, she could only have to wait 14 months until she got her green card. She could have had her green card as soon as June 2021. However, she has kept Mike from filing for divorce and will likely receive her green card.

If Mike decided to serve her with divorce papers right now, then maybe she might have an issue with immigration, she may have to go back to her home country of Ukraine. However, it appears that she has already received her green card or will wait to divorce Mike after she gets it. Fans will have to keep watching The Single Life to learn more about Natalie’s life in America.

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