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You don't have to be a citizen to marry someone as long as you are a legal immigrant..

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Q: How does an immigrant marry a US citizen?
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Can an immigrant marry a US citizen?

Anybody can marry a US citizen, provided that they have a valid and legal immigrant status in the US. If not, then they may have to face unnecessary deportation and other problems when reapplying to enter the US. An illegal alien does NOT attain US citizenship simply by virtue of a marriage ceremony.An immigrant with a legal status can very well marry a US citizen and get to enjoy the benefits.

What happens if you marry a US citizen and you are a illegal immigrant?

depend on the situation

How long do you have to wait to marry a us citizen that was a immigrant?

If the person is a US citizen it doesn't matter when they naturalized. You can marry a USC anytime and they can petition for you whenever.

Can a US citizen legally marry a married illegal immigrant?

You can't marry somebody--legal or not--who is already married. At least not in America. If the US doesn't recognize the marriage or if it is invalidated by a US judicial representative there's no reason why a citizen can't marry the immigrant.

Can a Canadian citizen marry an American citizen in the US?

anyone can marry anyone from anywhere, however it does not make the immigrant legal, and alot of the time, has no effect on the courts decision if the immigrant can stay

Can a immigrant live in America if they were to marry a citizen?

Yes but the American citizen has to file a petition for the immigrant.

Can a legal none immigrant marry a US citizen then leave and reenter the US on maiden name?


Can an illegal immigrant get married to a us citizen?

It is impossible for an illegal immigrant to marry a US citizen unless they have legal documentation-like their birth certificate (see the other answer to this question, on this site too)

Can you marry a US citizen in the US even if you are not an American citizen but you hold a non-immigrant visa and you are allowed to visit the US any time you want?


If your boyfriend and you want to get married and he is not a legal citizen can you still get married?

It is legal in the United States for an illegal immigrant to marry a US citizen. Once the marriage is legal, the illegal immigrant becomes a legal immigrant and can stay in the US for the course of the marriage.

Can a US citizen marry a US immigrant in the Philippines?

There are no laws pertaining to where one can marry from in the US. The only restriction is age. If they're old enough, then yes.

Can an illegal immigrant marry a us citizen in Texas?

As long as both parties provide a birth certificate a US citizen can marry an illegal in Texas. However, this will not prevent the illegal from being deported.

How does a immigrant become a citizen after they marry a US citizen?

They go through the Naturalization process. An immigration lawyer can help you with the appropriate forms.

Is it illegal for a US citizen to marry an immigrant for money?

Yes, it is illegal to marry for money to allow someone to obtain citizenship status.

Can an immigrant become a US citizen if married?

no,but the us citizen can help the immigrant become legal.

What will happen if an illegal immigrant marry a us citizen and divorce before filing for a permanent residence?

The US citizen may cancel the I-130 petition, and the illegal will not be given permanent residency. If the immigrant entered illegally into the country, then it doesnt matter because marriage to a US citizen CANNOT help make the immigrant legal.

Can a US citizen under 18 marry an immigrant?

If they are not 18 years of age no. But if they have parental consent then yes.

Can a legal immigrant who is married to a US citizen but has not received Conditional permanent residence status divorce and marry another citizen?

No.. go home

Can an illegal immigrant who entered the US legally and left the US willingly marry a US citizen and return to the US?

No, and the laws regarding marriage to an illegal immigrant become more draconian every day.

What happens if an immigrant marry a U.S citizen and the citizen abandon the immigrant?

You must then report to the police as well as the embassy of your country for help.

Can an illegal immigrant marry a UK citizen in UK and reside legally?

== }���tcan a illegal immigrant marry a UK citizen in the UK and reside legally I've seen the answer no where so I still need to know if is possible for an illegal immigrant living in UK to marry a UK citizen in UK and reside legally?

Can a Jehovah Witness Elder marry a US citizen with a Jehovah Witness that is an illegal immigrant in the US?

If you mean can the elder perform the marriage ceremony of a US citizen JW with a JW who is an illegal immigrant in the US then assuming that it is not illegal to do so then I would also assume that it is allowable.

Is it possible for a US citizen to marry an illegal immigrant from Honduras?

go to Vegas everythings pretty much legal there

Can a us citizen marry an illegal immigrant for money so she can get a green card?

Absolutely not, don't even think about it.