If you are under age and you marry an 18 yr old U S citizen would make it easier to get residency or citizenship?
Assuming that the person underage is illegally in the USA, no it does not. Immigration and marriage are a totally different matter. Okay, sometimes they go together in the case where an immigrant is involved, and is essential for him/her to immigrate legally, but they are tottaly two different things. In order for an immigrant to immigrate to the USA legally through marriage he/she has to go through immigration first (DHS, formerly INS). Many people mistakingly think that once they marry a U.S. citizen they become legal immigrants and/or citizens like a magic act; that's is not true. If naything, it complicates things later on when trying to get their visas and/or permanent residency. Remember: Immigration first, then marriage; not the other way around.
Yes, there is no citizenship or residency requirement for marriage in either the US or Canada. However, if they marry in the United States, they will have to marry in a state that permits same-sex couples to marry (see related question below). They may, however, marry in any province in Canada. Because of current federal law, the American citizen may not sponsor his Canadian husband for US citizenship. However, the Canadian citizen can sponsor his…
Sometimes. A US citizen can marry anybody he/she likes. If a US citizen marries a UK citizen, that alone will not entitle him/her to UK citizenship. The US Citizen will stand to lose the US citizenship if he/she applies to get naturalized as a US citizen. UK citizenship can be acquired sometimes by descent.
Is it better to apply for citizenship as a single person and them marry your illegal fiancee or should you marry him and then apply for citizenship as a married person?
Does a US citizen have to marry a Philippine citizen in the Philippines to become a citizen of the Philippines?
I am a US citizen and permanent resident of Ukraine. Usually, the foreign citizen must marry a Ukrainian citizen and reside in the country. After two years of marriage, an application for residency can be made at the district OVIR office. This gives most of the benefits of citizenship, except voting rights. It also obviates the need to repeatedly obtain Ukrainian visas.
Would it be easier to become an American citizen if you're an illegal immigrant who is married to a U.S. citizen AND your child is a U.S. citizen as well?
Can an illegal resident in the US marry a US citizen and apply for citizenship without being arrested?
Can one marry an illegal and get the person to be legal and when the get dirvoice the citizen marry another illegal and get the person legal?
Answer I'm assuming that your already in the USA. If you have overstayed your visa the only way would be to marry a Citizen or have parents or siblings over 21 years old that can apply for you. If you have not overstayed your visa you can apply for residency while your OUTSIDE the USA but it will be VERY DIFFICULT. Check with your country's embassy or consulate. Good Luck! Answer Information can be found…
Can same-sex couples marry in The US and if so what is the process for the foreign fiancee to become a US citizen?
Is the Canadian citizen also an American citizen or holds citizenship. if so then yes if not then. Technically no. This is because neither party holds a current American citizenship. If the Illegal alien was to marry upon Canadian territory then apply for american citizenship or Visa. But other wise legally no. However they should check.
Anyone can marry a US citizen, green card or not. The marriage does not automatically give any special privileges to the newly married person. The US citizen can petition for you to be permitted to apply for residency, etc. It is not necessary to be a green card holder to marry a US Citizen. It is important to stay in the US legally with proper immigration papers in order to marry a US citizen.
You are an Indian and you want to marry with Peruvian girl So you will get citizenship of Peru automatically or not?
no you can not. You must take tests and live in America for about 3-5 years. It doesn't matter if you Mary an American citizen or not you have to do this. And i think you have to do some other things too. Answer Yes, but you must have 3 years of residency in the United States before filing for citizenship instead of the intended 5. The tests you must take are the same as…
There is nothing illegal for a US citizen to marry a non-citizen. This marriage will entitle the non-citizen to a number of benefits as the US Citizen can sponsor his/her Citizenship. What matters is whether the non-citizen is legally staying in the US.Illegal residence will lead to deportation and rejection of further visa applications of the non- US Citizen.
If I marry my British boyfriend will he become an American citizen and will I become a British Citizen?
No. The condensed version is: For an immigrant to marry a US citizen it does not grant them citizenship. They have to first obtain their green card (after marriage), then if they want to become a US citizen, they must apply for US citizenship. Then to become a citizen of the US, they have to apply for citizenship, study the country's history, pass a test on what they've studied, and swear an oath to be…