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They can stay here.

When a green card holder marries a US citizen, he/she gets to share the benefits enjoyed by the US citizen. The US citizen can also file in for the green card holder's citizenship application.

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What are the procedures for an alien who marries a green card holder to obtain one?

you just ask the green card holder if you can borrow his.

If one is a green card holder and marries an illegal alien does this make it harder for the green card holder to later apply for US citizenship?

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What is penalty for marriage fraud if US citizen marries green card holder?

If the marriage was purely for the purpose of obtaining a Green card and if the USCIS comes to know of it, then the Green card will be revoked. The person will get to lose the legal permanent resident status.

How long it take to get a green card when non-citizen marries a us citizen?

six month

Do you need a green card if you are a US citizen?

no Being a US Citizen entitles a person to a great number of privileges than being a green card holder. A person can become a US Citizen only after becoming a green card holder. A person should have been a green card holder for 5 yrs or 3yrs ( if married to a US citizen).Green card and then citizenship is the valid, designated route.

If an immigrant overstays his work visa but marries a green card holder how long does it take to process the paperwork?

If an immigrant overstays his work visa but marries a green card holder: can he get work authorization & how long does it takes to process the paperwork? can he get a green card & how long it takes to process the paperwork?

How do you Become an American Citizen When Married to an American?

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Can a green card holder vote for president of the US?

No- generally you have to be a citizen.

If a UK citizen marries a green card holder can she go and live in the US straight after getting married?

Yes. Easily. Especially being a UK citizen, it does not require the UK citizen to go to the US if needed for the immigration process.

Does a legal alien with a green card become a US citizen if he marries a US citizen?

NOPE. There is no need for a legal Green card holder to marry a USC for the sake of becoming a USC. If that person is a GC holder for 5 years and is above 18 yrs of age and maintained the required continuous residence criteria, then he/she can become a USC on his/her own.

Can you be a US citizen if your child US citizen and your wife are an US citizens?

Yes provided you are a green card holder in the first place.Only if you have stayed continuously for minimum 5 years in US as a green card holder you are eligible to file Form N-400 to become a US citizen. If you are not a green card holder yet your wife can petition for you.

Can someone with a temporary green card join the military and become a citizen?

Know you have to be ten years green card holder...

Can a green card holder who is married to a U.S. citizen be deported if he is convicted of a crime?


Can green card holder sponsor parent?

No, howver if you are Citizen you may sponsor a parent

Can a green card holder be on the amazing race?

No they cannot. You must be a US citizen to enter.

How long does it take to get the green card when in US?

The process to get green card can be through marriage,employment or through relative and should be petitioned for by the US citizen or green card holder spouse, employer or US citizen relative or green card holder in US respectively. Depending on the availability of the visas under the category you apply the time period to get a green card changes.

How long for you to become a green card holder married to a citizen?

Not too long give it time.

Does a Mexican citizen become a legal American if marries a American?

Not automatically. They have to apply for a green card and then apply for Naturalization.

If a non citizen marries US citizen who now is on conditional green card is being rejected by her husband for no reasons specified what would be the fate of that woman?

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Does a green card holder can enter japan without a visa?

If you are a citizen of a country whose citizen do not need a visa to visit Japan, then you are fine; Green card does not waive visa requirement for Japan.

How long you have to stay in us to become a green card holder?

It depends on how you are applying for green card. The US green card can be applied through family member, employment or marriage. A family member who is already a green card holder can petition for alien relative using the Form I-130 and once the priority date becomes current the alien can get the visa and enter US as green card holder. Next is through employer who has to petition and green card can be got either with or without labor certification. Lastly after an alien marries a US citizen or green card holder and is petitioned with Form I-130, the alien can adjust status to permanent resident after two years of successful marriage using Form I-485.

What is Passport holder?

I live in the USA with a Green Card but am a citizen of the UK and a UK Passport holder. I am thus to the USA/US Immigration a foreign passport holder.

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How do a green card holder apply for his husband?

How can a green card holder apply for his husband