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Got married to a U.S. citizen in the Philippines and I filed for Divorce in the U.S.

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Arresto Menor
I got married to a U.S. citizen in the Philippines and I initiated the divorce which was granted.  I am not a Naturalized U.S. citizen yet at the time of granting of the Divorce petition.  Could the Petition for Recognition of a Foreign Judgment of Divorce be approved if the validity of the divorce decree is proven if I, not my U.S. citizen spouse, initiated the divorce?  I understand from what I have read that the divorce being granted enables my ex-husband to remarry here in the U.S. or anywhere in the world, including the Philippines.  Logically,  I should be allowed to remarry as well, granting the divorce decree obtatined in the U.S. be recognized in the Philippines.  Does it really matter who initiates the divorce?    

Thank you.  I appreciate any enlightenment and advice on this.

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Reclusion Perpetua
If a foreigner marry a Filipino citizen and divorced her later on, it will be acknowledge under Philippines law but still needs to be filed for recognition to enable both parties to marry.
But if a Filipino citizen marry a foreigner and divorce the foreigner, this will not be acknowledge under Philippine law as there's no such divorce in the Philippines, this still need to go through annulment process.

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