If a Canadian citizen in the US on an H-1B Visa marries someone who overstayed their Visa by 4 years how can that person become legal?
no depends were they came from
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What are the legal requirements to marry a US citizen for a foreign person in the US on a visa permit?
Marriage requirements are the same for all people. Immigration status has no bearing on your right to marry. As long as you are not currently married and are over 18 years old…, you should be able to obtain a marriage license. If you are not in the United States and you want to come to marry an American, than you will need to apply for a fiancee visa. Note however, that if you want to apply for a green card through marriage in the U.S. after the wedding, you shouldn't be on a visitors visa, since otherwise you will have to prove that you did not enter the U.S. with an intent to get married.
If you came to the US legally but overstayed your visa by 7 years is there anyway to become legal again?
Very unlikely. A friend of mine is going through deportation process right now. He came here on a visa which expired years ago. He was in the process of being deported, and go…t married to a U.S. citizen. The court has ruled so far that he is not entitled to stay because the U.S. citizen was well aware of his situation. Basically, he must return to his home country (Russia) and apply to return. His lawyer is telling him that this could take years.
Yes, even two non-citizens with visas can get married. Just bring your visa and passport to the county courthouse and register for a lisense. ------ You can get married,… but you cant have the status of the non-immigrant adjusted if you get married in the USA without going through the proper K1 Visa process. Here is information on how to obtain a K1 Fiancee Visa http://fianceek1visa.blogspot.com/ www.visajourney.com
If you are a US citizen who wants to marry someone who overstayed their visa how do you legalize her status?
file a petition for him
Answer . Yes. Because you came into the u.s. legally.When you get married your spouse should file petition I-130,green card application and work permit. Please talk to a im…migration lawyer for help.. On another note. . You have to file several forms.. I-485 Adjust Status- Because he came legally but overstayed. I-130 Petition for Relative - Filed by you to claim your husband. I-864 Affidavit of support- You have to prove you can support your spouse 125% while his working papers are pending.
If you came to the US with a j4 visa and it expired 1 year ago and you are marrying a US citizen what paperwork is needed to become legal?
Petition for Alien Relative (USCIS Form I-130) Application to Register Permanent Residence (USCIS Form I-485) Biographic Information (USCIS Form G-325A) Affidavit of Sup…port (USCIS Form I-864) Permission for Work Authorization (Optional) (USCIS Form I-765) Medical Examination Results (USCIS Form I-693) Request for Travel Documents (Optional) (USCIS Form I-131) The appropriate supporting documents The USCIS filing fees ($1,010 to $1,365).
Answer . You can sponsor your sibling by filing to "adjust status." Your sibling is currently "out of status" by the overstay and risking deportation. File the AOS I-485… package immediately. Overstay based on marriage to a US citizen is forgiven at the AOS interview. This could apply to your situation, as well. Go to www.visajourney.com for a great support system and all your immigration questions answered!
\n. \nThe question is a bit perplexing as generally it would not be possible for a foreign national to become a legal resident if he or she violated an entry visa, although t…here exceptions made depending upon individual circumstances.\n. \nBecause of the stricter immigration laws and the aggressive enforcement of such, foreign nationals who are found to be unlawfully present in the US are subject to deportation unless they qualify under refugee or asylee status.\n. \nForeign nationals who have been unlawfully present in the US for 12 months or less can be deported and barred from applying for legal reentry for 3 years. Those who have been unlawfully present in the US for more than 12 months can be deported and barred from applying for legal reentry for 10 years.
What happens if you are married to a US citizen but overstayed your tourist visa and lost your I-94?
If you are married to a US citizen but your tourist visa is expiredand you lost your I-94, you should immediately apply for a new visaor return to your country. Your I-94 is f…iled electronically, andyou can get a new copy from the Department of Homeland Security. Ifyou don't take action yourself, you may end up being deported andnot allowed to return.
Answer . \nThe basic rule is, a foreign national who is unlawfully present in the US must return to their country of origin and apply for reentry under the established USC…IS regulations.\n. \nExceptions are made depending upon the individual's circumstances.\n. \nPlease visit the official USCIS website for specific information.\n. \nUnited States Citizenship and Immigration Services\n. \nhttp://www.uscis.gov
I overstayed my us visa by 4 years then i got married to a us citizen i left the us and im trying to get my green card abroad will i be banned or will i be ok?
The law says that you will be barred for a maximum of 10 years. There is a waiver that you could file for and depending on the mood of the immigrations officer they will appro…ve or deny. The waivers are expensive. If you left willingly after the four years and were not deported? You may be able to enter again with no problem. My fiancee over stayed twice was removed the third time and sent back. The forth time he passed with no problem. So its hit or miss with those guys.. The law says that you will be barred for a maximum of 10 years. There is a waiver that you could file for and depending on the mood of the immigrations officer they will approve or deny. The waivers are expensive. If you left willingly after the four years and were not deported? You may be able to enter again with no problem. My fiancee over stayed twice was removed the third time and sent back. The forth time he passed with no problem. So its hit or miss with those guys.
If you overstayed your visa by 4 years then married a us citizen but left the country could you still get the green card abroad or would you be better of trying to get back into the us again and try f?
Answer . theres some law that after 97 if you overstayed by that long than your banned from returning for 10 years...not super technical but...
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Does an illegal alien who has overstayed his visa for more than a year become a legal resident or citizen by marrying a us citizen?
You've got to be kidding. Breaking the law is not the path to citizenship or permanent residence, neither is marriage.
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Dear Sir/Madam . I entered the country in early 2006 with a visitors visa (Type b1/b2), but now I have overstayed .. I want to apply for permanent residency but I am afraid th…at since I overstayed my visa I will not be eligible. I am going to marry with one USA Citizen , what is the process? how much time it takes for me to get Citizenship? she is married and having 3 kids her hubby was passed away long back. After marriage can I visit my home country to see my parents? if I get any law problems? after marriage if any other reason we separate what rules can apply? please help me
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It's not actually illegal, though it may look a bit suspicious, and marriage does not automatically confer upon your non-citizen spouse the right to remain in the country... y…ou'll need to file a petition for permanent resident status for them, or they'll have to leave when their tourist visa expires. The best thing to do would be to contact Immigration Services immediately when you decide you want to get married, because the last thing you want is to give them some reason to believe you are attempting to circumvent immigration law. Contacting them prior to the wedding will help establish your good faith intent to follow the proper procedures. If your future spouse is not in the country yet, the best thing to do would be to apply for a fiancee visa, which allows someone to enter the country for up to 90 days for the express purpose of getting married.
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If an illegal immigrant overstayed his visa for 4 years and then married a US citizen can he apply for change of status without the risk of being deported?
Marrying a US citizen does not automatically make the other person a citizen. Spouses of US citizens can and do get deported everyday. Send him back home and apply for him whi…le he is not in the U.S.