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Answered 2007-02-03 19:52:45

They can't. A foreign national who is unlawfully present within the US is subject to deportation regardless of their marital or parental status. The person will usually be allowed an appeal when he or she is taken into custody if there are not issues relating to a criminal offense.

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Can you get divorced in Las Vegas if you got married there and am not a resident?

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If a US citizen is married to an illegal immigrant and they have two US born children can she obtain legal status or is she subject to deportation and would the children affect the decision?

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