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Answered 2009-01-19 14:10:59

NOOOOOOOOOOOO! Citizenship cannot be granted via marriage.

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

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How long does a permanent resident alien have to be married to a US citizen to get citizenship?

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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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You are a Canadian citizen and marrying a us permanent resident with a missdemenor is that possible?

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

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