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NOOOOOOOOOOOO! Citizenship cannot be granted via marriage.

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Q: Does a legal permanent resident automatically become a citizen upon marrying a US citizen?
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If a citizen of Canada marries a US citizen will they automatically receive US citizenship?

No. Marrying a US citizen does not automatically confer permanent resident or citizenship status on any foreign national.

If an Irish female were to marry an American male does that automatically make her a legal citizen?

No, marrying a U.S. citizen does not automatically grant an immigrant permanent resident or citizenship status.

If you marry an American are you an American citizen?

If you are a foreigner marrying a US citizen, then no you are not a US citizen. Marriage to a citizen does normally give you "permanent resident" status for the duration of the union, and qualifies you for certain paths to citizenship, but it's not automatically granted.

If you are a Russian citizen marrying a Canadian citizen how long will it take to be a permanent resident?

Once a person from another nation marries a Canadian citizen, he or she becomes a permanent resident. The process takes approximately 50 days for the paperwork.

If someone is married to a US citizen can he remain in the US regardless of his own Visa status?

The person needs to have permanent resident status. Marrying a US citizen does not automatically give you citizenship or different visa status. The requirements are having been a legal permanent resident for five years. Or being a legal permanent resident and married to a US citizen for three years. The person can then apply for US citizenship.

Does marrying a US citizen automatically entitle you to a legal resident status in the US?

yes as long as you are married

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

by legally marrying that us citizen or print a form from the internet requesting to be a permanent resident

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

Marrying a U.S. citizen DOES NOT confer automatic citizenship or permanent resident status to the non-citizen spouse. The non-citizen spouse will have to apply following the standard immigration procedures as prescribed by law. Marriage to a US Citizen does not automatically qualify an alien for citizenship. Contact a reputible Immigration attorney for guidence on pursuing citizenship.

What happens if a person gets a divorce before becoming a US citizen?

I was told the marriage was void.A dissolution of marriage does not interfere with the process of becoming a citizen or being granted permanent resident status. The reason being is that marrying a U.S. citizen does not automatically give someone citizenship or permanent resident status. USCIS procedures still take precedence and should be followed accordingly.

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

No, marrying a U.S. citizen does not automatically convey permanent residency or citizenship. The proper procedures for obtaining resident status will need to be followed by the non-citizen, the issue of a criminal record may play a significant part in a decision by the USICS. (

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.

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

Even if you are a Canadian citizen and now you have gone and married a permanent U.S citizen and he is a missdemenor , it is possible, as you may not know at the time of marrige and he is only a suspect of murder.

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