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Answered 2007-07-13 15:05:54

No. He or she must still apply for permanent resident status and then citizenship as required by US Immigration laws.

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

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

Just because you marry a legal citizen, it does not make you a leagal citizen. When I married my husband who was a legal alien he still had to go through the same channels to become a legal US citizen and he had to be sworn in.

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 a legal alien leave and reenter the US after marrying a citizen?

As long as they have the appropriate visa, they can come and go as they please.

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

No, but it does give you the ability to complete the naturalization process.

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.

My boyfriend is a us citizen and am non us citizen what do we need to get married?

You need to get a visa, and go through the process of becoming a legal U.S. citizen. The marriage is not legally binding if one partner is an illegal alien. Go to the U.S. government site and see what it takes to become a citizen when marrying a U.S. citizen.

How do you become legal without marrying a US citizen?

If you go to any country illegally, you are always illegal. Plus, marrying a US citizen not only does not make you legal, it will create problems for that US citizens too if the officials find out.

Can a legal resident become a US citizen by marrying a US citizen?

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

How do you help an illegal alien become legal?

You can help an illegal alien become legal by helping them fill out the appropriate applications for residency and paying the needed fees. This will put them on the right track to becoming a legal resident or citizen.

Does a legal alien have the same rights as a US citizen?

no they do not because a alien cannot become president because they were not born in the U.S legally

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

If there was illegal entry, then no, marriage doesnt make you a legal resident. You would need to file a 130 petition along with a I-601 waiver at the U.S. embassy/consulate in HONDURAS, and you would be required to appear there. If you had legal entry, then it would be possible to get legal residency through marriage to a citizen.

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