Is it a different process for an illegal immigrant from Mexico to become legal than it is for someone who is from another country?

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If someone came to the US illegally is there a way for him to become legal?

His only recourse due to the stricter immigration laws is to try the compassionate route. It used to be fairly simple to receive asylum under the reasoning that your life would be jeopardized by being deported back to your native country. Then one could apply for citizenship. Illegal aliens are fair (MORE)

Can an illegal immigrant get married to someone on an H1B visa and obtain legal dependency status?

If we are talking about a modern country it is possible but difficult. Even not being an illegal immigrant it can be difficult to get legal dependency status. The reason being is that the country that you are trying to will try to prove that you are not marrying for the reason of getting citizenship (MORE)

How would it be possible for someone to marry an illegal alien from Mexico who has been in trouble with the law and for this person to still be able to become legal and how long would it take?

Answer . If an illegal has been arrested for a felony ANYWHERE in the United States, he can be arrested and put in prison for 1 to 10 years for aggravated re-entry. After he serves his prison term he will be immediately deported and any time he is subsequently picked up even for spitting on the s (MORE)

How can someone immigrate legally to the US from Mexico?

Answer . \nWith a U.S. visa. But have in mind that the U.S. immigration laws virtually deny a visa (any tipe of visa) to any poor, unskilled, uneducated (no college degree) foreigner.. Answer . \nThe interested party can find information relating to their individual circumstanes at the United (MORE)

How can an illegal immigrant become legal without marrying a citizen?

Answer . \nThere is a misconception that marrying a U.S. citizen will automatically confer citizenship to the foreign spouse that however is not the case. The spouse will be given a different priority classification for obtaining permanent residency and/or citizenship, but the required USCIS proc (MORE)

How does an illegal immigrant that marries a US citizen become legal?

Not necessarily. If the immigrant in question was inspected upon entry (meaning they originally entered legally and overstayed a visa) and do not have any criminal convictions either in the United States or abroad then their marriage to a US citizen can permit them to become Permanent Residents (a (MORE)

How can an illegal immigrant become legal?

Answer . A foreign national who is unlawfully present in the US is not eligible for permanent residency or citizenship unless they qualify as a refugee or asylee.\nThe person must return to their country of origin and apply for reentry under US immigration laws. \n. \nA foreign national who has (MORE)

If someone who is pregnant travels to another country on vacation ie Mexico and they happen to give birth to the baby in Mexico will they be able to bring the baby back to the US with them legally?

\n. \n Answer \n. \nOf course. You are a US citizen, so your baby is a US citizen. The US is unique in that we grant automatic citizenship to babies born on our soil. You will eb allowed to travel with your infant back over the border.\n. \n Answer \n. \nIf both parents of the child (MORE)

Can an illegal immigrant become legal in any way other than marriage?

\n. \n Answer \n. \nYes. Paperwork. Lots and lots of paperwork to apply for citizenship. But luck must be on their side because final selections are done 'lottery' style and only a small percentage of those who apply are accepted each year.\n. \n . \n Marriage to a US citizen does not guar (MORE)

Does an illegal immigrant become legal if he marries a US citizen?

Possibly, but if you've been in the US over a year illegally or you've been convicted of a crime, you will most likely be denied a visa. You will then need to apply for the I-601 waiver (after denial) which will most likely take 15 months for adjudication. If that is denied, you can file an appeal w (MORE)

You are an illegal immigrate living in the UK how can you become legal?

If you are an illegal immigrant living in the UK, there are a fewoptions in securing legal status. For one, you can apply forcitizenship at the local immigration center. You can also apply forasylum if you do not wish to return to your birth country. Anotheroption is to contact a free defense lawyer (MORE)

Can illegal immigrants become legal if they stay here for 5 years?

No! I wish it was that easy. I husband and I have been together for 5 years (married 4). Basically there are 2 ways for him to become "legal". One he can go back to his country and we can file for paper our lawyer said that would take 10 years. Or we can file with him being here and entering the cou (MORE)

How can an illegal immigrant become a legal citizen?

Answer There is no easy way.I have been ill over loosing my boyfriend who was deported after being here illegally 9yrs.The gov. does not see it even in the eyes of a child.They do not see it in our eyes or who they even hurt.We will never get the chance to be heard.To them we are animals without (MORE)

What is the process by which immigrants become legally American?

In the United States some of the inadmissible non-immigrant applicants and aliens who are not eligible to be admitted as an immigrant or adjust status in US must file Form I-601 in order to seek a waiver of certain grounds of inadmissibility. They must submit all 11 pages of the INS forms. The Filin (MORE)

Should immigration be legal or illegal?

Immigration should be legal for those who follow the rules/instructions preceding their immigration. If someone crosses the boarder illegally they should not be allowed to stay in our country. Yeah

If an illegal immigrant came to the US illegally how can he become legal?

Filing a petition to become a legal citizen of the United States. In order to apply for U.S. Citizenship you need to: 1) Be a lawful permanent U.S. resident. 2) Be 18 years of age or older. 3) Be a permanent resident for no less than 5 years. 4) Have resided for no less than 3 months in th (MORE)

Is marrying an illegal immigrant legal?

Marrying a citizen is not enough to get citizenship. If themarriage was done to get citizenship and there was no love orcommittment, the marriage is illegal.

How can an illegal immigrant get his status to legal?

I was on the Internet when I was applying for someone who has been there..nothing. I hired a lawyer. However, the immigration site has improved. Time is of the essence. The site now tells you what forms (and costs). Depends on what status you file your application

How does an illegal immigrant become legal after getting married in USA?

It depends on what type of illegal you are. There are 2 types: 1) entry without inspection (a person sneeking across the border) and 2) overstay (entry into the U.S, was legal but the stay became illegal (i.e. staying in the U.S. after tourist visa expires) Only the 2nd type of illegal can become l (MORE)

How does illegal immigrant who currently lives in the US and plans to marry an American become legal?

The belief that marriage to a US citizen makes an illegal "legal" is probably among the top immigration myths. But to answer your question, the answer is, it depends: 1) if first entry was legal but you overstayed (i.e. visa expired) then YES, marriage to a US citizen is a way to become "legal" (MORE)

What is the difference between a illegal immigrant and legal immigrants?

A legal immigrant is someone who went through the normal process of getting the necessary visa's and/or passport's to come to whatever country they wanted to go to. If they decide to become a citizen, since they followed the laws and got the necessary paper work, they wait the proper years and/or (MORE)

Are illegal immigrants from Mexico murdering?

In general terms, no. The people who usually do murder Americans and Mexicans alike are those who smuggle them into US territory, known as coyotes or polleros . These people by the way, are Mexican-Americans.

Can a illegal immigrants become legal if they have children in the US?

Though it is very complicated, illegal immigrants can not become legal if they have children in the US. However, children born in the United States have natural born citizenship. The parent(s) can not be deported back to their country of origin due to the children being legal citizens. Their country (MORE)

What does Mexico do with illegal immigrants?

Mexico arrests, detains and deports foreigners illegally present in that country. Mexico similarly prosecutes holders of tourist visas that violate the stated terms of their visas, including with respect to working, overstaying, or attempting to influence local politics. It is said that, each year, (MORE)

How can i become legal if i came illegally from Mexico as a kid'?

You apply for citizenship to the US. Individuals who are eligible to request deferred action need to file Form I-821D, Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals with the USCIS. This form has to be accompanied with forms I-765, Application for Employment Authorization and I-765, WS to (MORE)

What is the difference between a legal and an illegal immigrant?

A legal immigrant is someone who has entered a country afterobtaining the required permissions such as a Visa, and whocontinues to meet the requirements of that permission. . An illegal immigrant is someone who has entered a countrywithout the required permissions (by being smuggled in, forexample) (MORE)

Does an illegal alien from Mexico become a legal resident by marriage?

Only the fluffy aliens can become legal, that means that Lombaxes and other fluffy extra terrestrial beings can become legal. But the Cragmites can't because they are evil and will steal your brains and kill all the Lombaxes. So don't marry a Cragmite. Remember they are evil and tried to kill Ratc (MORE)

Describe Legal and illegal immigration?

Everything about Legal and illegal immigration All over England immigration is getting higher this is a big problem because the UK citizens are loosing out on jobs. A lot of the people coming to the UK are illegal immigrates, this is a major worry and it needs to be stopped as soon as possi (MORE)

Why is there illegal immigration into Mexico?

Most illegal immigrants who enter Mexico come from Central America. Their main objective is to reach the United States, usually following the Tapachula-Reynosa railroad route that goes from the southern state of Chiapas, bordering Guatemala, then traveling along the Gulf of Mexico and into the US-Me (MORE)