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First, give him/her the $2,000 then marry the citizen. LOL Just a little joke! Apply for Alien Resident Status at INS (about $400). You will need to get Finger Prints for Investigation in your Country and US, Health Report from Registered INS Doctor for check of Health problems. Then just sit and wait for further instructions from INS.

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Q: What does an illegal alien have to do to marry a US citizen and obtain a green card?
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In what states can a us citizen marry an illgal alien so he can get the green card?

Please answer in what states can a us citizen marry an illegal alien to get the green card


How long an us citizen has to be marry to an illegal alien to get the green card?

About 7


If you are a us citizen and you are married to an illegal alien from Mexico can he become legal?

Yes, but only if you apply for a green card.


If a citizen marries an illegal alien what is their status?

if u married an illegal alien u dont have a status so to speak, but u need to get him a green card, or he will get deported and whoever is married to him will have 15 yrs to life in jail for housing illegal aliens


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

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.


What happens if an illegal alien gets married to a green card holder?

If you went through the proper red tape then you should be an American Citizen or Canadian Citizen. If you didn't you are still considered an illegal alien. It isn't too late. Do that paperwork! Good luck Merry Christmas Marcy


How can illegal alien with resident child get a green card?

If entry was ILLEGAL, and there was no form I-130 filed before April 2001, there is ABSOLUTELY NO CHANCE to get a green card, even with an anchor baby/marriage to a U.S. citizen.


Can a citizen of the UK in the US with a green card marry an illegal alien in the US from Mexico without any problems renewing his green card.?

Depends- there have been some cases where a LPR, when trying to become a citizen, has been found to lack moral character when married to an illegal.


How can an illegal alien become the green card?

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How long will it take for an illegal alien to get their green card if they marry a legal alien?

I don't know for sure, but I think that it's harder and takes longer than if he/she married an actual US citizen.


Will a illegal alien who married a US Citizen be deported after marriage?

First, When the INS catches the illegal alien, they WILL be deported. After paying a $1,000 fine, and waiting 3 to 5 years, the alien may then apply for a marriage visa, a green card, and citizenship in the US at the Embassy in his native Country. If the US Embassy determines that the alien had made illegal entry into the US "for the sole purpose of marrying to obtain citizenship" the applications will be refused. Also note that in the US most states now require proof of citizenship when applying for a marriage license.


What does a person in any us territory automatically become?

a) a visitor with a green card/visa,,, or b) an illegal alien,,,or c) a U.S. citizen,, in that order these days


Can a resident alien obtain a passport?

Not from the USA, you must be a citizen in order to obtain a US passport. You can travel with your country of origen's passport and the green card as long as the passport is not expired Are there any exceptions to this rule, that is one must be a US Citizen in order to obtain a US passport?


Can an illegal alien who is married to a US citizen and convicted of a felony get a green card?

No. A felony conviction disqualifies you from getting a resident alien card (aka green card); even a misdemeanor can, depending on the nature of the offense. Either case can lead to deportation, so tread carefully.


How do you change you illegal alien status to legal alien?

Get on a very long waiting list to get your green card. You wouldn't be an alien if you were legal


How can you become an American crime scene investigator if you are British?

You must obtain a work visa, a resident alien card (green card), and in many cases, become a citizen of the U.S.


Can an illegal alien obtain a green card from domestic violence in the u.s?

No. Alien would have to first make her/his stay legal before starting any immigration benefits.Case of domestic violence could be an advantage to start the ball rolling.


Can an illegal alien apply for a green card if his spouse cancelled his application to get a green card?

No, you must be petitioned by a citizen. A: That's absolutely right. And you also need to wait for another year.


What if the US citizen dies before the alien enters the US?

Then the alien loses the green card- if still outside the U.S.


Can an illegal brought to the US as a minor and who marries a US citizen at age 22 obtain a green card?

No. You have to have made a lawful entry. Seek the advice of an immigration attorney immediately.


Can a US Citizen file green card for his illegal brother?

Yes, but if the brother is not 245(i) qualified, there is nothing the citizen brother can do to make illegal brother legal.


Can an illegal alien receive a green card if they marry a citizen?

Sometimes. The immigrant must follow the same procedures and apply for the green card. Often, they must voluntarily return to their home country to wait for their visa and permission to come through.


Who do you contact if you married an illegal alien but were used for a green card and you brought his daughter to the US and you have not seen them since but she has signed your name on documents?

First of all, how did an illegal obtain a green card? Second, if you have not seen him or his daughter and she has forged your name on documents, contact the police and the INS. They will have his Alien Registration #,and should have his current address. If you have his Social Security #, then give that to the police also. Good Luck


Non permanent resident alien?

A non-permanent resident alien is an individual that holds employment in the United States. They are not a citizen and they do not have a green card.


What are the steps a US citizen and an illegal alien should take in order to get married for the alien to obtain citizenship?

First you have to get married and get legal. The best and most recommended way is for the U.S. citizen to file for a fiance(e) visa for the immigrant first. If you go directly to the USCIS, tell them that your fiance(e) is still in his/her home country and not already in the U.S. illegally. Then when he/she enters with his/her fiance(e) visa, you, the U.S. citizen have 90 days to get married. After getting married the now immigrant husband/wife can file for Permanent Resident Alien Status ("green card"). After about 3 to five years after that he/she can apply for U.S. citizenship if he/she wishes.