Is it illegal for a citizen to marry someone from India for citizenship purposes only?

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It is illegal to marry ANYONE for citizenship purposes only. That person could be deported and barred from life from this country and the citizen that married him/her could face hefty fines or prison time.
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What are the steps a US citizen and an illegal alien should take in order to get married for the alien to obtain citizenship?

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How do you report an illegal alien who you has married someone only to try to obtain citizenship?

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If an illegal immigrant marries an American citizen while here illegally is a hardship petition the only way for him to get LPR or citizenship status and must he first go home and 10 year bar apply?

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Where do you report someone who has married only for citizenship to the US?

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How long does it take to get your US citizenship if you marry a US citizen?

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Is it illegal to marry a US citizen for the purpose of getting a green card?

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If you marry an illegal alien and have a baby can they get citizenship?

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Can an illegal immigrant obtain US citizenship by marrying a US citizen?

Answer . \nNo.\n. \nThe "unlawfully present" foreign national must voluntarily return to his or her country of origin or be deported and the citizen spouse must apply for their reentry under the USCIS spousal requirements. \n. \nFYI, marrying a US citizen for the purpose of obtaining permanent (MORE)

Can a US citizen and an illegal immigrant get married and if so will the non citizen spouse be able to obtain citizenship?

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If an American citizen marries a foreigner do they lose their American citizenship?

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Does marrying a Canadian citizen grant you citizenship?

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If you want to marry a girl from Russia what you need and how she can get visa n Indian citizenship she wants to live in India only with you so tel you what you need to do?

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How long after marrying a US citizen do you get citizenship?

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Can a US citizen marry UK citizen and get citizenship in UK?

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What does a legal immigrant that is married to a citizen do to get citizenship?

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If I marry an Illegal Immigrant who has been deported and I am a US citizen can he get citizenship?

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How long does it take to get citizenship after marrying a US citizen?

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Can a parents in India get us citizenship if their child is a us citizen?

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Why is it illegal to purposely kill someone?

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