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After 2 years of marriage she/him can file their legal papers and if everithing look clean enough acording to Immigration they become legal and they will be allow to do their US Ziticenship. If the marrige was a froud they both can be and a big proble. Don't take a change.

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Q: If a US citizen marries an illegal alien is the marriage legally binding?
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