Victor Martinez has finally overcome a major hurdle.
Victor Martinez has been a long-time staple of the competitive bodybuilding world. During that time, the Dominican born bodybuilder has been battling through a very serious struggle, one that so many face when migrating to the United States:
But while it may have taken many years to get there, Victor Martinez has finally reached the finishing line and has obtained his US citizenship. The veteran bodybuilder and Generation Iron star shared his accomplishment on his Instagram page.
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Only thank you and gratitude to @sal.nyc esq for walking into my gym a long time ago and saying if you don’t change this plead in your case you will never be a citizen. To George Crimarco esq and his staff @mellienbrax and Cristiane Laurenco in #miami , a judge can want to kick you out of the country, but they must follow the rule of law that says otherwise for the rights of citizens and immigrants alike. Sorry for driving you guys nuts @mellienbrax .Thank you. To Kieth and Abby Gordon on getting me Crimarco law. Thank you. To @schwarzenegger thank you for looking out and writing me that letter to the judge and everyone else who did @cristianriverafoundation . Thank you.To Gerard Dente and Steve Blechman for holding me down during hard ass times. To @timalexesq and @paula_zwiren esq for the visits and helping me fight the long fight. To my family, especially my brothers and sisters,for always being in suspense and pulling hairs waiting to see what’s next for me. To all the good immigrants on lockdown with me ,hope you guys won your cases. To all the cool customs agents that always rooted for me. To my wife @normacarrasquilla I love you. To @no cnewsonlineofficialpage and @ifbb_pro_league for standing by me. My trainer @victormunoz_proedge “For a green card I cut him up real nice”-Scarface. To my all my beautiful kids ,how can I quit when I have you counting on me? Can’t get rid of me now..Never! My friends you know who you are ..And last ,but definitely not least my fans thank you. Dominican Dominator for life. Now I go train. #legalalien #citizenvic #dominican #american 🇺🇸🇩🇴
The GI team wants to say congratulations to Victor Martinez on his newly acquired citizenship!
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