If someone is in the United States on a student visa how can he become a legal resident?
Having a student visa means that you are legally in the U.S. They could change their student visa to a working visa (H1. After that they can apply for a green card and later apply for citizenship. Getting a green card can take years. Only after getting a green card they will be able to apply for citizenship. The process can become much easier if that person gets married with an American citizen. Then, it will be a question of months.
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Yes, if he came illegally, then he will be deported, since he is a criminal and will retain that criminal record forever. Every country in the whole world does this for its own protection, because he was violating their national laws and borders when he went there illegally, without applying and i…dentifying himself through normal government channels. Your best bet is to go to HIS country of I.D. and nationality, with him, and marry THERE, if that is what you want. After that, you are both on record in perfectly legal form. New . To the person who was too busy calling people criminals to check their facts, that is not helpful to anyone. If you think that coming here illegally and then getting married will auto Most people who are reading these answers are in this situation or a similar one, and have much greater knowledge about the topic than to simply dismiss illegal immigrants as criminals who will certainly be deported. There are millions of illegal immigrants in this country who are NOT being deported. The legalities of this are very vague and complicated, and people who are trying to understand the details are deterred and discouraged by thoughtless and untrue answers. How do u get he is a criminal? he didnt do ant crimes and alot of Mexican come to us illegal so y deported if someone has ben here for over 10 years and hadsnt gotten into any trouble here im sorry but i don't understand that at all lots of Mexican come illegal and still get legal after they have been here and havent been deportee back how much do u know about the ins stuff? The answer to your question is yes, he can. There are new protocols from back when I made my husbands papers, but it is possible. The first thing that you have to do is be legally married, whether in his country or yours. The second thing is provide documentation of your marriage and cohabitation. The best way to go about this is to go to the immigration and ask for the forms and fill them out. If you have trouble with the forms then call an immigration attorney. Because of the more rigorous enforcement of immigration laws, the majority of illegal immigrants who are apprehended will be subject to deportation. Marriage to a US citizen no longer enables the citizen spouse to apply for permanent residency for a spouse who entered the US illegally. In addition to the stronger enforcement of federal immigration laws, the majority of states are establishing laws that will only allow US citizens to marry foreign nationals if the foreign national has legal documentation, including a Social Security number. In the last few months many major metropolitan areas and even small communities have enacted laws that make landlords and other persons as well as employers subject to severe penalties for not reporting illegal immigrants. Regardless of moral opinions the US govenment is extremely serious about enacting stronger immigration laws and enforcing the ones that now exist. Foreign nationals who are unlawfully present will be deported to their country of origin with the exception of those who qualify under asylee or refugee status. (MORE)
My guess is that the question is not really if a tourist can or can not marry a green card holder (of course she can), but whether there will be an immediate immigration benefit for her. Unfortunally, not.
Can you marry someone who is in the United States on a temporary visa and how can you keep them here?
\n . If their Visa hasn't expired yet it is best for them to go back to their country. THEN you can apply for a K-1 fiancee visa and they can come back to get married within 3 months. Then you apply for a permanent resident and then citizenship. Trust me, it is A LOT EASIER is you don't break the l…aw by letting the visa expire. (MORE)
Yes they can. However it takes about 5 years to do so. During this period the person with the student visa has to either maintain a student visa and stay in school or adjust their visa if graduating for example. Usually sometime during this 5 year period the resident alien becomes a citizen and at t…hat time the spouse holding the student visa can adjust to a permanent resident. (MORE)
When a permanent resident with a valid green card marries a girl who is on a student visa what is the process for her to become a legal U.S. resident?
Answer . From what i understand the U.S. legal resident would first have to become a naturalized citizen and then he could begin the petition of asking for his wife. I do not believe that a person w/ a green card, even if valid, can ask for an immigrant.. Answer . Actually, a permanent reside…nt can file a petition for his or her spouse, but from what INS told me, it takes 2-3 years at best to get the petition approved. However, if the permanent resident became a naturalized citizen first, it would only take 6 months or so to get the same paperwork approved.\n>>short answer>>> get you citizenship first, then petition for her,.. it's faster>> (MORE)
there are cases that even you are in a student visa,you can work part time and even get a driver's license if you will until you may be eligible to apply for a working permit after 3 years and eligible to apply your green card in 5 years time.
If someone from Brazil on a student visa gets married how soon can she become a citizen when she applies and can she visit Brazil?
get in touch with the INS, it is not an overnight citizenship but it will be granted. She can visit Brazil but she must first notify the INS before leaving the US.
What could happen to someone charged several thousand dollars on a credit card while in the States on a student visa and then left the country?
%REPLIES%. Answer . Probably the only action that could logically be taken, would be to deny any future student or work visa to the person in question.. Answer . Denying any future visa is a possible action. \n. \nBut can you explain the legal actions that may be taken from the credit card …companies? Is there any risk on the student while he is outside USA. Please be more specific.. (MORE)
Can a legal resident that was deported because of a criminal record apply to come back to the United States?
Answer . \nyes he can idont know the exact number of years that he has to wait to do this but if he has children he can apply for a visa within two years of his deportation
Answer . By applying for "adjustment of status." aka "green card." But i don't know if it's possible with a F-1 (student visa). Visit the USCIS office nearest you, or their website for further details. Tip: google it (search engine) under "INS" or "USCIS" to find the website, since I don't rememb…er it.. Answer . F-1 is not the path to greencard. You have 2 options: . Get a job and change from F-1 to H1-B. If your employer is willing to sponsor your greencard, then you will be eligible to obtain a greencard in 5 years. . Marry a US citizen. . (MORE)
How hard will it be to find a job if you are working on a psychology degree at an online university and living in the United States on a student visa but are not American?
Answer . Assuming it is legal for you to work in the US, it should be fairly easy for you to find some type of job, depending on your English fluency and skills/experience. There are no occupations in the psychology field open to anyone without a Master's at a minimum, and preferably a Phd. or P…syD. If you are interested in working in the psychology field, you may want to apply as a receptionist for a psychologist, or unskilled labor in a clinic. (MORE)
Can someone currently in the United States on a tourist visa become a permanent resident and petition to change her status if she marries a guy with either a white card or green card?
Answer . \nThe person can file for permanent residency, but being married does not assure that it will be granted. Even marrying a U.S. citizen does not guarantee that the spouse will be granted citizenship, permanent status or not be deported. For more specific information pertaining to the issu…e at hand visit http://www.uscis.gov (MORE)
Answer . Any one, including a minor, enters US should have a visa. If a minor enters US without a visa and U.S. custom inspection & I-94 card, most likely, this minor enters US illegally.. If that is the case, it is very difficult for this illegal minor alien to become legal US Permanent Residen…t later, according to current US immigration law.. Even if after many years, this alien marries with a U.S. citizen, this alien is still not eligible to adjust his/her status to US permanent residence inside the U.S., because he/she entered U.S. illegally without U.S. custom inspection and I-94 card. (MORE)
How can someone with an expired student visa who has remained in the US illegally for several years become a citizen?
Answer . Only way is to marry an American Citizen. Sorry but that is only way to remain in the USA. There are visas that are given in lotteries but for you that is too far away as you, I presume are fairly young. Warning, if you leave the US you will NOT be allowed to re-enter due to breaking Imm…igration Law by overstaying your student visa!. Answer . They can't, because they have shown that they did not RESPECT the laws of the USA.. Break the law, pay the penalty.. In addition, marrying a U.S. citizen no longer guarantees the person will be allowed to remain in the country, or will be granted permanent resident or citizenship status. United States Citizenship and Immigration Services http://www.uscis.gov (MORE)
You have to have lived in the USA for 5 continous years and do the paperwork and take the test.
If a couple from Moldova in the United States on work visas have a child while in the United States would they all become US citizens?
Answer . no only the child can be a naturalized citizen because it is born within the united states and u were not born here so you still have to rely on your visas.. Answer . no, only the child who has been born on United States soil. Answer . Yes, because they were born on US soil and acc…ording to the Supreme Court, any child that is born in the US can have nationality. Even to foreign parents. Talk to an immigration attorney. Now, just because you have a child that is American, don't think that will give you a right to stay. Your child can stay but that won't give you the right to stay. It gets complicated and that is why you may need to talk to an immigration attorney who does work pro bono (MORE)
If you are in the United States on a green card and have an American child with a US citizen will you become legal?
no you will not just because you have had a child in America does not make you a united states citizen you will still be on a green card because you were not born in the united states obviously that's why you have a green card and your child is a united states citizen because he/she was born here in… the united states and it would be the same for you if you were you born here legally and if your child was born where ever you are from your child would need a green card also and you might want to check with your local court house to see what they say Having a child with and/or marrying a U.S. citizen does not automatically confer citizenship to a foreign national. The person must apply under the prescribed procedure designated by the U.S. immigration laws. (MORE)
\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 there exceptions made depending upon individual circumstances.\n. \nBecause of the stricter immigration laws and the aggressi…ve 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. (MORE)
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 USCIS regulations.\n. \nExceptions are made depending upon the individual's circumstances.\n. \nPlease visit the official USCI…S website for specific information.\n. \nUnited States Citizenship and Immigration Services\n. \nhttp://www.uscis.gov (MORE)
Yes, you are a legal resident of USA if you have a green card. I believe the next step after green card is citizenship, which is given after 5-7 years of continuous living in the USA.
yes she can, but the process is long lasting 5 years . After she becomes a citizen , the process would be shorter - 2 years.
You can't adopt an older sibling. You could sponsor them. Adoptionis for minor children to be cared for by an adult.
A person will need to apply for a Georgia license and registertheir vehicle in Georgia. Then a person will need to fill out achange of address form.
If you are a foreign student in Canada how can you change you student visa to a permanent residence visa?
If you are in 2 + 3 module means 2 yrs Student VIS and 3 yrs Work permit after completion of your study you can work full time, after 1 yr of full time working on basis of that you can apply for PR. Better to work in Saskatchewan ! very easy PR process.......
There are many different ways to become someone's gurdian but I'm pretty sure you have to be 18 yrs old.. If the parent or gurdian signs over rights to the child
you are considered a legal resident once you are 18 you are considered a legal resident once you are 18 you are considered a legal resident once you are 18 you are considered a legal resident once you are 18 you are considered a legal resident once you are 18 you are considered a legal resident onc…e you are 18 you are considered a legal resident once you are 18 you are considered a legal resident once you are 18 you are considered a legal resident once you are 18 you are considered a legal resident once you are 18 Age of majority maintaining residency in the state (MORE)
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.
details: i married a Frenchman who was here on a student visa. we submitted his residency paperwork but soon after decided to separate. the attorneys we've talked to said that he can't have his student visa reinstated and he will be deported if we withdraw the paperwork. is this true?. details: i m…arried a Frenchman who was here on a student visa. we submitted his residency paperwork but soon after decided to separate. the attorneys we've talked to said that he can't have his student visa reinstated and he will be deported if we withdraw the paperwork. is this true? (MORE)
You are considered a Georgia resident if you have a permanent place to live in Georgia and except for infrequent, brief absences, you have been in Georgia for thirty days. See the related link below.
depends what age you came at. if your 13 when you came you have to wait somewhere around 20 yrs.. samething with 14, 15, 6, 4, 67, etc.
yes i't not definitely yes, if the child was born in the US it will be automatically became a US citizen
You can enter the US on the visa waiver program if : -. you are a British Citizen . you are entering on a regular airline service to an international airport . you won't stay more than three months . you won't work . you won't study . you have means of support . you haven't previously been ex…pelled . your passport will still be valid when your entry permission expires . Warning. The final decision to admit you or not rests with the immigration officer at your point of entry. He can refuse you entry even if you have previously obtained a visa. (MORE)
If you're a Canadian on TN visa for 53 days in the United States do you file a resident or a nonresident tax return?
TN (Trade Nafta) visa is actually not a visa, but instead a non-immigration status created by the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). You were in the United States for at least 31 days of the year. It was a one-time event so you had no substantial presence in a three-year period (183 d…ays in three years). So, you're a nonresident alien for U.S. tax purposes. You'll need to report only your U.S. income on Form 1040NR (U.S. Nonresident Alien Income Tax Return) or Form 1040NR-EZ (U.S. Income Tax Return for Certain Nonresident Aliens with No Dependents). Form 1040NR has five pages; Form 1040NR-EZ has only two pages. You can file Form 1040NR-EZ if certain conditions apply, including the following. One, your taxable U.S. income is under $100,000. Two, you're not claiming any dependents, and you're not being claimed as a dependent on anyone's U.S. tax return. Three, your U.S. income is only from certain sources (wages/salaries/tips; taxable state/local income tax refunds; scholarships/fellowships). Four, you're not claiming any tax credits. For more information, see Instructions for Form 1040NR-EZ at www.irs.gov/formspubs. Select Form and Instruction Number. Type 1040NR in the Find box. Also on the Forms and Publications screen, select Publication Number. Type 519 for Publication 519 (U.S. Tax Guide for Aliens). Figure 1-A (Nonresident Alien or Resident Alien?) is on page 5 of Publication 519. Also, on the Tax Topics screen at www.irs.gov/taxtopics, select Topic 851 (Resident and Non-Resident Aliens). (MORE)
No state in the US has never made dating the subject of any laws. Sexual activity has specific laws that vary throughout the world. The age of consent is between 16 and 18, so I would not go below that..
yes i sussose so but you would have to make a lot of phone calls to authorities for permission
Can I travel from the United States to Ivory Coast and stay there for 4 months with U.S Permenent residency card and Iranian passport-What actions do I need to take to do this- Visa- how do I get one?
Contact the Ivory Coast missions in the US. See what documents you need to provide in order to get a visa for your stay in their country. Visa regulation are always different country by country.
Yes, they must first be living in one county for at least 6 months and file a name change petition to the local county court clerk's office.
From the United States you require visa for travel if you are not a green card holder or US citizen. Any alien wanting to visit US should have a purpose and visa for that to be able to enter US. For example you require B-2 visa for tourist purposes, require F-1 for student visa etc.
Can a foreigner obtain legal residency in the United States by virtue of same-sex marriage to an American citizen?
Yes. Effective June 26, 2013, the US federal government recognizes same-sex marriages, including for the purposes of immigration. An American citizen may sponsor a foreign same-sex spouse for permanent residency ("green card"), leading eventually to citizenship.
You can't get legal permanent residency (and by extension- citizenship) through a student visa. The only was is through family petition, work/investment petition, or asylum.
There are several way to get a Visa to the United States. Depending on what your immigration needs are, there is wide variety of Visas you can apply for. There are employment based visas, tourism visas, investment visa, talent visas, student visas, and other types of visas. Depending in the type …of visa you need the organizations that can help with the it vary. So if you are getting an employment visa an immigration lawyer or the company you will work for would that organization. (MORE)
They must reside with someone who is their parent or legal guardian, or to a close family member to whom the responsibilty for their upbringing has been legally delegated by the parent(s) or legal guardian(s).
No, not to visit. All you'll need is a passport. To be there for an extended stay you might want to get more information about visas though.
No, a J-1 visa is a non immigrant visa and therefore not eligible for transition into resident status.
I am currently looking for the same answer. I certainly believe its possible since I am aware of some distant relatives who have undergone a similar process. The question still remains as to the states who accept such marriage certificates.
I'm only ten but I'm a straight a student all you have to do is on the first days of school try and behave so the teacher doesn't know or think you are a trouble maker and do you homework every day remember to use your resources like the Internet if you don't get something and don't hang out with th…e popular group or trouble makers don't use your skype or face book or any thing that might get you in trouble!!! :) (MORE)
Can an illegal alien can become a legal resident of the United States if in a same-sex marriage with a citizen?
Yes. A same-sex spouse can sponsor a foreigner for legal residency.The problem is, however, that if you entered the country illegally,you must pay the penalty for illegal entry into the United States.This is usually a 10-year exile in your country of origin. If youentered legally but overstayed your… visa, then the process is mucheasier. (MORE)
In order to qualify for a HSA in the United States, a person interesting must be a part of a health plan with a high deductible, which is health insurance coverage that does not cover members until they meet their costly deductible.
Yes, since this is an International Travel you need a passport andpossibly a Visa in order to enter the country.
Can someone with a US permanent resident visa marry someone from another country and get them a permanent resident visa too?
Yes. A permanent resident who resides in the United States canusually sponsor a spouse to gain permanent resident status as wellif the marriage is in good faith and not just for obtaining a greencard for the foreign national. As the sponsor is not a US citizen, there are limits on the numberof pers…ons who can be admitted as the spouse of a permanentresident (F2A Family preference category) resulting in a wait timebefore the foreign national can apply for an Immigrant Visa orapply to adjust status. The Department of State visa bulletincontains the wait times. Currently the wait time from the time theI-130 immigration petition is filed to a visa number beingavailable for the foreign nation is just under 2 years. In dealing with cases such as these, as an immigration attorney, Iwould first evaluate the eligibility of the permanent resident forUnited States citizenship, as the process would proceed much fasterif the permanent resident becomes a naturalized United Statescitizen. I would also be interested in how the permanent residentgained his or her status, as a permanent resident who gains thatstatus through marriage will need to prove that the marriagethrough which he gained a green card was in good faith before theUSCIS will approve a petition for the second spouse if filed within5 years of when the permanent resident first gained a green cardthrough marriage. In order to get a green card the foreign national must show that heor she is not inadmissible to the United States because of priorbad acts that include certain criminal convictions and immigrationviolations. As the facts of each case is different, both parties to themarriage should consult an immigration attorney before entering themarriage. (MORE)