Can you enter the US if you marry an American citizen?

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This isn't as simple as it might seem. While you are married to an American citizen, you still might not be authorized for entry for a number of reasons. Your best course of actions, being that these are often a case by case situation, is to contact the American Embassy in your country and speak with the INS desk there.
Yes, you can. Once they are over here there spouse can help you get your papers.
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If you marry a US citizen in Dubai UAE can you get a US passport without entering the US?

Marrying a US citizen in Dubai is no different than marrying a US Citizen in any other city in the world as far as INS ( immigration and naturalization service } in usa is concerned,...and in rare cases where US citizen , is an official in US Consulate or embassy , or in Marine or similar services outside USA on official duty, it might be possible to obtain US citizen for Spouce, without entering usa, else It is not realistic.

If a Mexican man marries an American girl does he get papers to be a US citizen?

If a Mexican man marries an American girl he can apply for a greencard, which gives him legal residency. Over time, if he fulfillsall the requirements, he can eventually become a US citizen if hewishes to do so, but it is not automatic.

Does an American citizen married to a Brazilian citizen have to pay for a visa every time she enters Brazil to visit?

you can apply for a permanent visa. so, you can enter in Brazil withou paying for a visa everytime you come to Brazil. (Lucia - attorney -

How do you go about becoming a US citizen after marrying an American?

my boyfriend from mexcio and we want to get marry but he not us citizen i from usa Individuals who obtain a Green Card through marriage to a U.S. Citizen are granted "Conditional" Green Card status, which is only valid for two years. Individuals who have been granted Conditional Green Card Status are required to apply to remove the Conditions on their Green Card within 90 days of the date that their Conditional Permanent Resident status expires.After conditions are removed the applicant is issued a green card valid for 10 years.If married to U.S. Citizen you may apply for US citizenship after 3 years with valid green card.

Can a Russian marry an American citizen?

yes you can, a person is aloud and has the right to marrry whomever they want whether based on religion,age(if over 18),or even gender(depending on location) Of Course, a Russian can marry an American citizen!! All that you need to take note is that of the law of both the countries. If the marriage is to happen in the US, then the American citizen needs to sponsor the fiancee to the US on a F-1 visa. Once the visa gets approved and the fiancee is in the US, next step is getting married within 90 days of entering. Once the marriage is legalized, the American citizen can then sponsor a green card for the fiancee.

Can a female American citizen living abroad get married in Georgia to a non-US citizen who entered the US with her on a visitor's visa and they intend to leave and live in the husband's country?

Answer . Yes, you can get married. Only thing is make sure if you are planning on getting US Citizenship in the future, apply for residency BEFORE you leave. It will be much easier than applying from abroad.\n. \nAlso, if you plan on re-entering the US before approval of residency (6 months to a year), make sure you get re-entry Visa BEFORE you leave, otherwise you WILL NOT be allowed to enter country without either the re-entry visa or your green card onCe residency is approved!

If an American citizen wanted to marry a Mexican citizen and bring her to the US permanently would it be easier and quicker to marry in Mexico or the US?

Answer US citizen marring MX citizen . \nYour best bet is to get married in U.S make sure to get all proper documents,like visa passport and You'll be good to go!

If an American Citizen marries a Russian citizen is that person automatically an American citizen?

Answer . \nNo, but the Russian may be able to get a green card but might be required to go back home during the paperwork phase.

What happens if you enter the US on a student Visa and marry a US citizen while you are here?

\n. \n Answer \n. \nIf a person enters the US and marries a US citizen, that person immediately becomes a US legal permanent resident (LPR). In addition, they are allowed to apply for citizenship two years before the typical allowed date (normally LPRs are allowed to apply five years less 90 days after they become an LPR, but LPRs by way of marriage may apply three years less 90 days after that point). All other rules still apply for application for citizenship.\n. \n . \n Marriage to a US citizen does not automatically confer permanent resident status nor assure citizenship to a foreign national regardless of the circumstances.\n. \nStricter immigration enforcement makes it difficult for foreign nationals to amend their visa status.\n. \nConsult the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, and/or United States Immigration Support, for information specific to the individual's circumstanes

What happens if someone entered the country illegally marries a US citizen then that citizen dies?

Answer . They're still an illegal immigrant. Mariiage alone does not grant US citizenship to an illegal alien. The formal process of citizenship must still be completed.

If an American citizen marries a Canadian citizen in the US where to they file for divorce?

Answer . \nIn the appropriate court in the state or province where they now reside.

You enter the US legally and married a US citizen can you stay in the US waiting for your residence even if your visa expired?

Answer . You can stay legally, if you have started the process for your permanent residency and your application for change if status has been approved by the INS.

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 a UK citizen with a spent conviction marry an American citizen and live in the US?

\n. \n Answer \n. \n. \nGetting a visa with a criminal conviction can be tricky. The link provided gives the problems that can prevent you from obtaining a visa. Other places on this site will provide the forms and other requirements that are needed.\n. \n.

How can you be removed from the US if you entered legally but are still an immigrant and are married to a US citizen?

Answer . \nyou are still a immigrant unless you become a legal citizen on citizenship day.Therefore they have the right to deport you. I am a lawyor and has helped me in similar situations however my expertise comes at a price.

How do you marry a Canadian if you are an American citizen?

You just get a marriage license and get married. Before doing so, however, you should learn how the marriage will influence your ability to apply for citizenship in the country where the non-citizen will live. Another Answer That would depend upon the laws and customs of the place in which you intend to get married.

How does an American citizen marry an Australian citizen?

You can start the process by first going to and read up on the section dealing with K1 Visa (fiance(e) visa). You will need to file an I-129F form, as well as send in a LOT of paperwork showing that both of you are willing to enter into the marriage, as well as both of you are able to marry. (You will also need to send in any pictures of both you and your fiance(e), as well as statements from yourself and your fiance(e) ... all of which are listed in the form you need to fill out.) Once all those forms, as well as the fee, are completed and sent it, you will receive a letter stating that they have received it and will begin the process when they can. After USCIS has approved the petition, you will get another letter telling you which office will be handling your petition (or case... however you wish to look at it). Your fiance(e) will need to send information to the US Consulate or Embassy in Perth or Sydney (whichever is closer) in a certain amount of time. Once that is done, they will receive word about when an interview will take place and you should hear something back shortly after that.. I wish you the best of luck!

If a British citizen enters a domestic partnership with an American citizen can he emigrate to the US and become a permanent legal resident of the US?

The US does not recognize domestic partnerships, only some states in the US do. Immigration law is federal law; therefore, you cannot get a legal status sponsored by your partner.

Can an American citizen living in Mexico marry a Mexican in the US?

Yes. I married my wife, a Mexican citizen, in the US while living with her family in Mexico. She had a B1-B2 visa so she could legally enter the US. We returned to Mexico to live. It took 4 hrs including crossing the border. For us to get PERMISSION to marry in Mexico would have taken months.

If an illegal alien enters the US illgally crossing the border then gets married to a US citizen can the alien stay in the US?

Yes, if the person has never been deported & has been in the country for less than 6 months (or perhaps a year).. However, if the person has been deported they must reside out of the country for 10 years. There are very few successful cases appealing the 10 year out-of-country penalty.

If an American citizen wanted to marry a Mexican Citizen in the US would that make him legal?

yes i think they should be cuz they will have the name on record and i also think they chould be if they have kids in the US too

Can you become an American citizen if you marry an American citizen?

no you can not. You must take tests and live in America for about 3-5 years. It doesn't matter if you Mary an American citizen or not you have to do this. And i think you have to do some other things too. Answer Yes, but you must have 3 years of residency in the United States before filing for citizenship instead of the intended 5. The tests you must take are the same as if you were to file for citizenship without an American spouse. __ Answer Provided by United States Government text book. (:

How does a Canadian citizen marry an American citizen?

The laws for obtaining a marriage license don't address citizenship. You just get married. However, you should first research immigration law to find out how the marriage might influence the non-citizen's ability to apply for citizenship in the country where you will reside. Another answer: google out Hook a canuck, its a site for finding Canadian husbands. They should be able to help you.

If you have a green card and have lived in the US for 17 years do you become a citizen if you marry an American?

If you have a greencard, you are eligible to apply for naturalization by yourself in 5 years from the date your greencard was first issued.

You are an Irish citizen in the US on a holiday and you just married your American citizen girlfriend can you stay in the US or will you be deported?

It IS LEGAL to enter the US on a tourist visa to get married, but NOT if you intend to adjust status. Your spouse CAN travel to the US with a pending I-130, but MAY be denied at POE if the immigration official suspects they intend to immigrate. Take lots of proof that you have a compelling reason to return.The process was made so much easier by getting married in the US and then having another wedding in the UK afterwards. Your fiancee can come to the US and you can get married within the 3 month period she is a tourist. Or, apply for a fiancee visa and get married in the US.For furthur information on how to get the fiancee visa please feel free to visit this website and it will answer all your questions then afterwards you may want to look at this website address to furthur assist you It does seem a bit much but it is worth it in the end =) hope that helps!! Misty

Will a Canadian become an American citizen by marrying an American citizen?

Yes, You have to go through a tough process but yes a Canadian can become a Citizen by marrying an American.

If you marry an American are you an American citizen?

If you are a foreigner marrying a US citizen, then no you are not a US citizen. Marriage to a citizen does normally give you "permanent resident" status for the duration of the union, and qualifies you for certain paths to citizenship, but it's not automatically granted.

Is married to an American citizen but was deported how long does it takes to re-enter the Us?


Can someone who entered the US illegally was incarcerated and deported for it get married to a US Citizen and reenter to become a Citizen?

No, cause they'll get your records. But, if you come back with a different name or last name you could.

Can you be deported if you are married to an American citizen?

Yes, you can be deported. Marriage does not confir any type ofimmigration or visa status.

You are an american citizen you have married a girl from the Philippines does she have to have a visa to go to the US or can you apply after you get to US?

The "right" way to do it is apply for a spouse visa while she's still abroad. It takes at least 8-12 months and can be a frustrating process.. You can apply after she gets to the U.S., but it's risky. The question is how did she get over here - was it on a tourist visa, or perhaps a student visa? It may trigger some suspicion if she is found to have been less than honest with immigration officials.

If the illegal immigrant entered the country illegally can he get green card if he married to US citizen?

I believe so, but Id hope whoever uses this technique gets blacklisted and hunted down right away No. An illegal immigrant is just that, regardless of whether they marry a US citizen or not. Marrying a US citizen grants a foreign national the right to a green card, as long as they are either not in the country, or if they have entered the country legally and are currently in a legal visitor status., i.e. their I-94 departure record has not expired. Once the spouse of a citizen has legally applied for a green card, the CBP cannot remove the person from the country when their I-94 expires. In fact, they cannot even travel across the border as crossing the border during the initial application, voids that application and you have to start again

Can an illegal immigrant who entered the US legally and left the US willingly marry a US citizen and return to the US?

No, and the laws regarding marriage to an illegal immigrant become more draconian every day.

If an American Citizen marries a Guatemalan will they lose US citizenship?

No. When you are born an American you are always an American unless you decide to take the citizenship of another country.

Can a illegal Mexican immigrant get legal by marrying an American or a us citizen?

No if the marriage is only for becoming legal. The person who marries an illegal to make them legal is breaking federal laws, can be arrested, and serve prison time. The illegal will be deported.

Not a us citizen can enter Mexico?

Yes but you need a valid passport, and if you are not from either the US, Canada or European Union, you have to look for a visa issued by the Mexican government.

If you entered to us on fake passport can you get green card by married a us citizen?

Maybe, you will need an approved I-601 before the USCIS officercould adjudicade your I-485 ( green card petition)

Your us visa had been revoked n you entered us illegally are you eligible to marry us citizen n change your status?

1) it was revoked, you should've returned to your country to avoid getting in trouble with the United States government--which can happen now that you're illegal. 2) it is wrong to marry someone for the sole reason of citizenship. And, many places won't wed an illegal to a legal citizen anyway. 3) If you do marry a legal citizen, your status won't change. You have to apply for U.S. citizenship, which will take long because your illegal, making it more difficult for you in the long run anyway.

If a person entered illegally and then later married a us citizen what is the process in which the citizen would gain residency for the illegal spouse or could they for that matter?

the immigrant can apply for citizenship, but will have to have to go back to there country and apply for re-entry, this takes many, many years in which the immigrant will be away from their family that needs them, I am in this situation with my husband who is from mexico, I am leaving next week to be with him ( i dont even speek spanish) so we can raise our son together. there is no garantee that he will ever be able to re-enter the US

Can a Canadian citizen marry an American citizen in the US?

anyone can marry anyone from anywhere, however it does not make the immigrant legal, and alot of the time, has no effect on the courts decision if the immigrant can stay

If you marry a Mexican citizen in Mexico are you still an American citizen?

You never loss you citizenship, unless certain acts of war (treason, defection) are committed. No, if you marry to a Mexican in Mexico, you don't loss you citizenship. You should note, however, that he/she is not granted American citizenship automatically.

Can a former US citizen enter the US?

Apparently you can just go to a us embassy like the us embassy in Athens but I do suggest about getting a immigration lawyer so I do recommend and you would have to have a Foriegn citizenship(passport)and also get your certificate of loss of renounce and fill out I-94 along with birth certificate. Mostly the CBP will let you so have a nice flight to the USA

Can a Filipino citizen apply for a same-sex fiance visa with an American citizen to enter the US?

Yes. Effective June 26, 2013, same-sex marriages are recognized under US federal law, including the immigration laws pertaining to the scenario you mention.

Is it legal for an American citizen to marry an immigrant of the same sex in the US?

Yes. Such marriages are perfectly legal in any state that has legalized same-sex marriage. There is no citizenship requirement or screening for marriage in the United States.

How can a US citizen enter Australia?

The United States and Australia are both a party to the Visa Waiver Program whereby countries reciprocally agree to allow their nationals to travel to the other country without need for an actual 'visa' per se for visitation purposes. As such, a US citizen can travel to Australia with only a valid US Passport (that would need to remain valid until after their return trip). If, however, you are going for purposes other than to visit (immigration, business, study, etc.) you would need a visa. Also, if you have a criminal conviction in the United States (this usually also includes DUIs) you would be criminally inadmissible and would - at least - need to secure a visa ahead of time and possibly a waiver of the criminal inadmissibility. Contact the Australian embassy for details.

Can I enter the US if I am married to an American but we live in Germany?

If you are married to an American citizen, living in Germany, and are a German citizen, you will likely need a Visa or a Green card to enter the US, depending on how long you will be in the US and why you are coming.

Does an illegal alien from Venezula become a us citizen after marrying an American?

Nobody, not even a Venezuelan can become a US Citizen just by marrying a US Citizen. But it is by far the easiest ways of getting the citizenship. A person marrying a US citizen will be first granted with the conditional permanent resident status. After being so for 3 years, they can file in their citizenship application, if they satisfy all other eligibility conditions.

Can you marry an American citizen if you are still married to an Australian citizen?

No, that would be bigamy, and it's illegal (as in you can go to jail for it).

Can you become a citizen if you marry a us citizen?

It doesn't bar you from becoming a US citizen, but it doesn't automatically make you one either. You still have to go through a citizenship process, though the one for spouses of citizens is a little more streamlined.

Do you have to be an American citizen to marry an American?

No. Non-US citizens can marry US citizens. This does not automatically make them US citizens as well, though it does generally grant them permanent resident status ("permanent" as long as they stay married, anyway).