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Answered 2010-07-07 00:32:43

No, marriage to a US citizen only reduces the required residency period for permanent residents who wish to become US citizens.

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No. The only way to become a citizen is to be born in the country or do the regular process of becoming a citizen.


How can an illegal that lives with an US citizen and has two kids become a legal resident?

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Does an illegal alien become a legal resident or citizen by marrying a US citizen?

No. He or she is required to apply for permanent residence status according to US immigration laws.



Can you become a resident of California by marrying a resident?

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Does a legal alien become a U.S. citizen upon marrying a Us citizen?

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Does an illegal alien from hondura become a legal resident by marrying a US citizen?

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If a permanent green card marry a US citizen veteran do you automatic become us citizenship?

No, you do not.Marrying a US citizen never automatically makes you a citizen- however, it does speed up the process if you are trying to naturalize. Normally, a legal resident has to wait 5 years before they can apply for US citizenship; if a legal resident marries a US citizen, this is shortened to 3 years.


How long does it take for you to become a citizen after marrying a US citizen?

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Does a legal immigrant become a citizen upon marrying a US citizen?

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Will you become a legal resident if you are from Jamaica and are marrying your boyfriend who is a US citizen and you are about to have a child?

No. The process of becoming a US citizen by marrying a US citizen is no longer applicable. The person must apply for citizenship through required legal procedures. However,it is understood that baring any unusual circumstances citizenship will be granted. A child born in the US becomes a US citizen with all the rights and privileges thereof.


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.






If a US citizen marries an illegal can they become a citizen or a legal resident even though they have a criminal record?

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