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I think that an immigrant has the right to get custody of his or her child just like an American citizen.As long as they are fit and respondsible parents.

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Q: Can someone who is an illegal immigrant and has a baby with someone from the USA get child custody?
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How can you get full custody of your unborn child My baby's dad is an illegal immigrant on probation who keeps violationg it if that matters?

Go to Court.

Can an illegal immigrant be granted immediate custody of a child when the father is an illegal drug user?

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Maybe, but it would be difficult unless extentuating circumstances exist. Custodial issues are mandated under state laws whereas immigration issues are the jurisdiction of federal authorities. Although being in the US as an illegal immigrant it is not the best situation to be in such a matter, the judge determines whether joint custody, primary custody or sole custody is granted based on the best interest of the child.

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Can a non-US citizen go to court for custody in us courts?

It is possible for a non-US citizen to go to court in a custody case for a child. If one party is an illegal immigrant, they may be subject to deportation.

Can illegal immigrant mother living in Arizona collect child support from US citizen father with joint custody?

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Immigrant status play no part when it comes to parental rights so she has the same rights as every US single mother which means she has full custody and is the legal guardian of the child since birth. The father have to prove paternity by DNA and can then petition for shared custody, visitation and pay child support.

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