Can an illegal alien work in the US without a green card or visa?
Not legally, no. Do you have family in the US legally? Do you have a potential employer in the US? Are you an engineer, doctor, etc? You could apply for entry and residence based on these (essentially you need a sponsor for the first 2). You should be able to apply for a work card when you apply for adjustment of status. (seeking permanent residency). Answer That's right, by law it's illegal. But they do work anyway. Either they get pay cash only or the work with a fake "green card" and Social security number. They take their chances because the option is not pretty neither, I mean, they would not have any money to live by. Answer Be aware if you work on forged documents you're not only doing something illegal, you're causing your employer to break the law. Many illegal immigrants don't understand why their employers aren't more helpful. It's because the fine for employing an illegal immigrant -- even unintentionally-- is up to $100,000 per person. Answer Yes they can though its illegal they get jobs the dont requires documents like lawn service and other types of jobs normally they get paid under the table but perhaps wont get as much as any legal person would.
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If an illegal alien who has an expired tourist visa gets married to a Green Card holder will it still allow the illegal alien to apply for residency?
Yes. This question has been answered several times here. Please see related questions below for more information.
No. It will take many years. Spouses of greencard-holders do not automatically have a visa number available. They have to be put on a waiting list.
if he has a clean record, no deportations, no felonies or DUI's or anything like that, you should be able to file for a green card. the paperwork is online, but you might consider getting a lawyer to avoid mistakes that could lead to his paperwork being denied. i do not think he is elligable for a v…isa, since i am pretty sure you have to be in your country of origin to file for one. it is possible to get a green card, and the longer you have been married the better, and hopefully he has a clean record. good luck Because of the political pressure to enforce immigration laws, a person who is in the US illegally is not eligible for sponsorship for permanent residency or citizenship by the citizen spouse. The foreign national spouse who is in the US without legal status is subject to deportation regardless of the validity of the marriage. (MORE)
If an illegal alien marries a US citizen can they gain permanent residence legally or obtain a green card?
yes it is true that they can gain permanent resident and a green card and possibly become a u.s. citizen them selves but will have to pay a hefty fine for illegally entering the country. but no jail time will come of it. only a fine.
Answer . Contact an immigration lawyer. They can go over the process and details with you. It's going to be a lot off jumping through hoops but I believe it can be done.. Answer . I believe that only if that resident relative is a parent, spouse, or sibling over 21 years old can be done.
Answer . That is illegal and if you are caught you could be deported.. Answer . Also, if you entered US illegally, you can not obtain US Green Card according to the current immigration law, even if you married a US Citizen.
Who do you contact if you married an illegal alien but were used for a green card and you brought his daughter to the US and you have not seen them since but she has signed your name on documents?
Answer . First of all, how did an illegal obtain a green card?\nSecond, if you have not seen him or his daughter and she has forged your name on documents, contact the police and the INS. They will have his Alien Registration #,and should have his current address. If you have his Social Security …#, then give that to the police also.\nGood Luck (MORE)
Answer . \nFirst, give him/her the $2,000 then marry the citizen. LOL Just a little joke! Apply for Alien Resident Status at INS (about $400). You will need to get Finger Prints for Investigation in your Country and US, Health Report from Registered INS Doctor for check of Health problems. Then… just sit and wait for further instructions from INS. (MORE)
Answer . \nI don't know for sure, but I think that it's harder and takes longer than if he/she married an actual US citizen.
Answer . If she entered without inspection, you can't just yet -- you have to be able to prove a lawful entry. Seek the advice of an immigration attorney immediately.
If you are a US citizen and your ex is an illegal alien with an expired visa can you get custody of your child?
Answer . Please note that resident status has NOTHING to do with who gets custody of the child. The courts decide custody on several grounds the main one being Who is there for the kids the most: ie. cooks their food, helps with preparing themselves, helps with homework, etc.\n. \nThe other onl…y solution which might seem cruel but I do not know the situation your in: Denounce your ex to the INS Department (ICE) for being an illegal resident and remember that she might lash out at you and acuse you of false things (if she hasn't already). Be prepared otherwise you might end up in jail.\n. \nAlso, if she has committed a crime she can get deported (after spending time in jail). If you need any further help you can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org (MORE)
If a US citizen married an illegal alien when applying for a green card do they have to return to the country of their spouse's origin?
Answer . \nNo, that is what they say, but I've been married twice to illegal aliens and both received their residency while living here in the US! They can't leave without getting a re-entry visa FIRST though!
If an illegal alien gets married to a US citizen how long would it take for the illegal alien to get his social security card and a temporary or permanent green card?
dont . you can`t first apply to the green card (i- 130) then they will answer (2 years) arter the answer you have to pick up your green card at the country your husband is originally from the they will apply the 10 year law punishment for being here illegaly after that period you will be put at …the end of the line most like 11 or 14 years, so its about 26 years if you are lucky (MORE)
Answer . \nYes you can marry and I suggest you file for Permanent Resident status as soon as possible after the marriage.
You entered the US without a visa and you are going to marry an American citizen you are going to have the green card one day?
Answer . \nAfter marrying a united states citizen you are considered llegal and will not be deported. Not sure of exact process, but when getting a marriage certificate to make the wedding authentic you could probably be directed from their office.
Can an illegal immigrant who overstayed their tourist visa by a year apply for the green card lottery while they are living in the US?
Answer . \nNo.\n. \nHe or she is not eligible for permanent residency.\n. \nThe foreign national is now unlawfully present in the US and must voluntarily return to his or her country of origin or be officially deported.\n. \nBecause the foreign national remained in the US unlawfully for more …than one year, he or she cannot apply for reentry into the US for 10 years. (MORE)
Answer . It's not advisable to try and trick the US (or any) government. It's a very long, drawn out process to get someone into the US as more than just a tourist, and there are consequences for trying to cheat the government. Not a good idea.
An immigrant who is unlawfully within the US is not eligible for permanent residence status (green card).
If an illegal alien who has an expired work visa gets married to a US citizen will it allow the illegal alien to apply for residency?
I do not think that applys any longer. So the answer is no you will not automaticly become an American Citzen just because you marry one of us.. I do not think that applys any longer. So the answer is no you will not automaticly become an American Citzen just because you marry one of us.
Serving the purpose as proof that its holder, a Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR), has been officially granted immigration benefits, the green card also include permission to reside and take employment in the USA. Only some types of immigrants as well as lawful permanent residents and citizens can …work in the US filing the correct immigration forms. The restrictions on work maintain jobs for authorized workers, keep wages high, and ensure the safety of all workers in the US. Those who are in the US for a limited time but who are eligible to work need to file for an Employment Authorization Document (EAD). The EAD verifies the authorization to work and provides documentation that workers can show prospective employers; the EAD proves that an applicant is qualified to work in the US. (MORE)
USA, CANADA, MEXICO, some Central American countries, some Caribbean islands, Switzerland . and to those to which nationals of your countries are allowed to travel without a visa or resident permit. There might be some more. Note: You must hold the actual card in most cases. Starting Dec 2008, S…witzerland is a part of Shenghen nations and does not waive visa requirements for GC holders. (MORE)
Yes, a US citizen can marry an illegal alien whose Visa has expiredin San Francisco. The illegal will still have to renew their Visato stay in the US.
If your status is legal (you entered the US with some kind of visa and the date stamped in your passport is not passed yet) you can contact a US lawyer. You need a US employer, who is ready to employ you. Then he has to prove, that he is not able to fulfill the job with US citizens. With all thes…e papers you contact a lawyer and he is making all the legal procedures. If he succeeds, then you get a green card. (MORE)
You can get married, but from an immigration standpoint, it will not grant you legal status. If you are overstayed, you must leave the country and return LEGALLY in order to appropriately take advantage of the US laws and constitution. You can also apply for a green card, however, it will not be gr…anted because your are not eligible being overstayed with an expired I94. You are an ILLEGAL alien, thus you loose your privileges. (MORE)
you dont need a VISA to vist Mexico if you hold a valid US green card
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If an illegal alien has children with a us citizen who has a drug addiction and the soul care of the children is with the illegal can this person apply for a green card without being deported?
"what kind of a question is that". Whoever made this response is rude and iresponsible. I think this is a valid and important question. I truly wish I had an answer for you. I would call CPS or a social worker and ask them what measures should be taken to get help for the father and support for the… mother while ensuring the children and the mother are able to stay together and safe until they can get the help they need. (MORE)
Such an alien would first have to regularize his or her status.That often, but not always, requires leaving the US and re-enteringlegally.
Can an illegal alien get a green card after deportation if he has a permanent residentwife and 2 us citizen kids?
\nIt is not impossible to get a green card (permanent residence) in the circumstances you describe.\n. \nHowever, it will be extremely difficult. The fact you were illegal (and deported) means you will have to apply at the US consulate in which you reside. The application procedure is long and cost…ly this way-you will have to attend several appointments for medical exams, biometrics and interviews.\n. \nIf you apply in the US, whilst residing illegally, your application will immediately be rejected and you will be deported again. I would advise against doing this because it could affect the residency status of your wife-she would be committing a felony for harboring you and sponsoring your petition.\n. \nI would advise you and your wife apply for residency in the country in which you live. But like I stated, it is very difficult to get permanent residency (green card) once you have been deported and entered the country illegally. In fact it is very difficult to enter the US even temporarily (visitor) if you have been deported. \nThe only occasions I have seen concessions made have been for asylum or with people able to invest around a million dollars. (MORE)
To be honest it depends on where you are from and what country has granted you a green card. US green card holders can visit Mexico and Canada without a visa, but you still need a passport and leaving the Us for over a year can lead to having your green card taken away.
Can an illegal alien apply for a green card if his spouse cancelled his application to get a green card?
No, you must be petitioned by a citizen. A: That's absolutely right. And you also need to wait for another year.
Great question because I live in the Caribbean You can go to St.Thomas, St.John, St. Croix and that's basically it. Very limited that's why I also have a British and American passports. Then you can go to all of the islands.
What penalties does us citizen face if marry a illegal immigrant with out go for visa or green card?
The illegal partner will probably be repatriated to his/her home country or be imprisioned prior to deportation. The American citizen may be fined or criminally charged.
Yes, you can. You just have to take your green card along with your Iranian passport.
Since you married an illegal alien, he cannot enter the country with you yet. However, If you want to help your partner with their status, he must have a form of entry such as I-94 or a stamp on his/her passport. As stated by the law: A U.S. Citizen can get married to an illegal immigrant if the s…aid illegal immigrant was duly inspected at a port of entry. As such, he/she must have a valid I-94, an entry stamp in his passport, a visa. This is just preliminary because the couple must have to subsequently prove to the U.S. Immigration that the marriage is genuine and was entered into not as a way to evade immigration regulations and laws. To qualify for citizenship, you must: . Be a lawful permanent U.S. resident; . Be 18 years of age or older; . Be a permanent resident for not less than five years. (If a person obtained permanent residence through marriage to a U.S. citizen, they may be eligible for naturalization in three years if the couple has been married for 3 years, if the spouse was a citizen during that entire period, and if the couple are still living in marital unity); . Have resided for not less than three months in the state where the petition was filed; . Be physically present in the United States for at least one half of the five years (or one half of three if spouse is a citizen), with no absences longer than six months; . Have resided continuously within the United States from the date the petition was filed to the time of admission to citizenship; . Have been a person of good moral character for the five years of residence; . Have an elementary level of reading and writing English. (Exceptions to this rule exist for persons over fifty, in the US for 20 years or more as a permanent resident; and for persons over 55 , in the US for 15 years as a permanent resident); and . Have a basic knowledge of the fundamentals of U.S. government and history. (This requirement can be waived for people over 65 and have been permanent resident for 20 years. (MORE)
To apply for an Employment-Based Green Card, a foreign applicant must be sponsored by a qualifying U.S. employer.
They will be just married to the card holder; that will not help the illegal in any way, and could have a bearing on whether the card holder can get citizenship (assisting a person they know to be committing a crime, for example).
Lawful Permanent Residents who got married before obtaining a Green Card are not required to file an Immigrant Petition on behalf of their spouse (or any children born before becoming a Lawful Permanent Resident). A spouse and eligible children of a Lawful Permanent Resident in this category may… apply for a Green Card without having an approved Immigrant Petition. This process is known as "accompanying" or "follow to join." Lawful Permanent Residents who have "adjusted" to Lawful Permanent Resident status in the U.S. must file Form I-824, Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition in order to notify the appropriate consulate that their spouse will "accompany" or "follow to join. Lawful Permanent Residents who got married after obtaining a Green Card must file a Form I-130 Immigrant Petition on behalf of their spouse in order to sponsor them for Lawful Permanent Resident (Green Card) status. A U.S. permanent resident green card holder can petition to immigrate a foreign spouse. However, there is currently a 3 year freeze place on the file before the foreigner is allowed to "apply" for a green card. The purpose of freezing the file is to prevent one foreigner who is new to the U.S. from reaching back to the home country and immigrating all the family members: spouses, parents, adult children, etc. Sometimes, it is quickest for the LPR spouse to apply for U.S. citizenship in order to avoid the 3 year delay in case processing. It helps for you to apply for U.S. citizenship at your nearest opportunity. In the meantime, it can be acceptable to start the initial petition process to immigrate the foreign spouse. Although I (Allan) am an immigration attorney, the information above is general in nature and is not intended to be relied upon as legal advice in any particular case. (MORE)
If you are a citizen of a country whose citizen do not need a visa to visit Japan, then you are fine; Green card does not waive visa requirement for Japan.
If entry was ILLEGAL, and there was no form I-130 filed before April 2001, there is ABSOLUTELY NO CHANCE to get a green card, even with an anchor baby/marriage to a U.S. citizen.
Yes--you need a visa now--My wife is from China00and has a American Green Card she was forced to go back home because she did not have a visa!
Yes. Guam is a US territory Yes.Once you become US Permanent Resident green card holders, there are 11 countries and territories that they can travel to without applying for a tourist visa to enter as long as they carry with them their valid US Permanent resident cards and Philippine passports (s…ome countries have more restrictions). American Samoa,Bermuda,British Virgin Islands,Canada,Cayman Islands, Guam, Guatemala, Mexico,Netherlands Antilles,Panama,Taiwan and US Virgin Islands are the eleven. Important point to remember is the duration of the each visit should be less than 180 days. (MORE)
Sometimes. The immigrant must follow the same procedures and apply for the green card. Often, they must voluntarily return to their home country to wait for their visa and permission to come through.
Can you get the green card inside US through your husband if you enter the us illegally but you have now a U visa?
It is possible to get a Green Card even if you have entered illegally. Since you are on a valid visa now, it will help you get the green card. The illegal stay in the US may affect the Green card application process to some extent which depends on how long you were illegally staying in the US.
I presume from your question that the US woman is about to marry a man who is in the US on a Fiance visa. She can marry that person within 90 days of his entry into the US. Also the marriage should be a genuine one and not for the sake of getting a green card. If it is a fake arrangement, then the f…iance may be deported back and the US citizen may face legal problems. (MORE)
What parental rights does an illegal alien have to a child when he does not have a green card and is not married to child's mother and she is us citizen?
Is he on the birth certificate? If he is he will be considered the legal father in most states. He could then go to court seek paternity rights. If no one mentions the issue of his immigration status it may not affect the court's decision. But if the mother is bringing it up the father could be arre…sted and deported. (MORE)
A Green Card is a pemanent US resident's visa. You don't need more than one visa.
The fact that you hold a US "green card" is essentially irrelevant. What matters is the relationship whatever country you are a citizen of has with Spain. US Citizens, with a US passport, can enter Spain for up to 90 days without a visa. You should check with your country's embassy or consulate to …determine whether you can legally enter Spain without a visa. (MORE)
Yes provided you meet the eligibility criteria according to the new deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) policy. You need to file INS forms I-821 D for this and you would get a approval for employment authorization document valid for two years.
A green card allows you to enter the United States. It doesn't mean it will allow you to enter other countries, though. In the case of Mexico, you need to present your international passport; if you have an American passport you may enter Mexico without needing a visa. Otherwise, some restrictions a…pply but in general terms, people from developed countries don't require a visa to enter Mexico. (MORE)