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How can an illegal immigrant married to a US citizen obtain legal status?

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Answer:Visit your local Immigration office and collect the forms for application to become a resident alien. Then following a full medical, photographs, fingerprints, life history etc. you'll receive notification for an interview (about 6-9 months in TX, 3 months in NV. The interviewing officers can tell at first glance the 'scam' couples and will split you up for individual questioning otherwise it's a fairly simple process if you have no criminal convictions and the alien is here legally

The US citizen spouse can no longer sponsor a non citizen spouse if he or she entered the country illegally.

The citizen spouse may petition for permanent residency for the non citizen spouse, but the he or she must leave the US and apply through his or her country of origin's consulate office.

An illegal immigrant spouse who has been unlawfully present within the US for less than 1 year must leave the US and then submit a 1-601 waiver application.

An illegal immigrant spouse who has been unlawfully present within the US for more than 1 year may not be eligible for permanent residency.

Exceptions are made if the immigrant spouse qualifies under refugee or asylee status.

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