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yes it is true that they can gain permanent resident and a green card and possibly become a u.s. citizen them selves but will have to pay a hefty fine for illegally entering the country. but no jail time will come of it. only a fine.

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Q: If an illegal alien marries a US citizen can they gain permanent residence legally or obtain a green card?
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