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It depends on the laws of your country. In some places they can marry a citizen and then apply for citizenship. If the marriage is valid then they may get residency or citizenship.

More Specific Answer:An illegal alien is a foreigner who lacks permission to be physically present in Another Country. For example, there are millions of illegal aliens who live and work in the United States, some of whom have been here for decades. What makes them illegal is that they do not have valid visas or work permits.

An foreigner becomes an illegal alien by:

  1. Overstaying a visa or visa waiver (e.g., arriving as a tourist and not leaving after six months);
  2. Otherwise violating the terms of a visa (i.e., by working without a work permit, by entering on a student visa and failing to attend school, etc.);
  3. Entering the country surreptitiously and bypassing customs officials;
  4. Committing fraud or using a false identify or counterfeit documents.
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How are Alien illegal and legal?

If you have permission by the government to enter the country (for visit, work, school, etc...) then you are a LEGAL alien If you DO NOT have permission by the government to enter the country, then you are an ILLEGAL alien

Can an illegal alien by illegal entry become a legal resident by their child's legal status?

Absolutely not.

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

If an illegal alien comes to the US when there 13 do they become a legal alien?

There is not any way for an illegal alien to become legal except through application to the government. Age and time in the country are not an automatic way to become legal.

Is the marriage between an illegal alien and a US citizen legal?

Yes, it is a legal marriage, however, it does not mean the illegal alien won't be deported back to their country.

If an illegal alien has a social security card does this make him or her legal in any way?

An illegal alien can't get a social security card. They are only issued to legal citizens.

How can you help your friend who is an illegal alien become legal?

>>>>>Marry him / her!!!

If you are an illegal alien and you have a child in an American hospital are you legal?

No, but your child is.

Can an illegal alien become a legal US citizen?


How do you help an illegal alien become legal?

You can help an illegal alien become legal by helping them fill out the appropriate applications for residency and paying the needed fees. This will put them on the right track to becoming a legal resident or citizen.

Can you marry an illegal alien in California?

No ... both parties must be legal residents and must sign an affidavit. The illegal alien could face deportation.

If a illegal alien marries a us citizen is it a legal marriage in the US?


Can a landlord in WI rent to an illegal alien?

Yes you can because it is legal

How can an illegal alien who is married to a citizen become a legal resident?

Yes They Can

How can illegal alien become a legal us resident?

it's possible.

How does an illegal alien became legal without being file legally by his legal alien wife?

Contact USCIS for instructions as to how to proceed in your particular case.

Do you have to be a legal alien minor to work in KY?

No. Legal alien adults and native-born citizens can also work there. Illegal alien adults and minors are prohibited from working anywhere in the USA.

Is it illegal for a legal permanent resident to marry an illegal alien just so they can get papers and become legal themselves?

In the UK and Ireland a 'marriage of convenience' as this would be called is illegal.

Can an illegal alien get legal status by been legal guardian of two us citizen orphan brothers?


Can an illegal alien become a legal resident by marrying a US citizen?


What is the legal phrase at the bottom of a character reference for an immigrant?

illegal alien i think?

Can an illegal alien join the US army?

Yes if he has documentAdded: No, but a legal immigrant/alien CAN volunteer for US military service as an adjuct in helping them become a citizen. ILLEGAL alines are just that - ILLEGAL.

In the state of Florida is it illegal for a legal permantent resident to marry an illegal alien just so the illegal alien could get pappers and the legal permenent resident could get money?

Yes, as well as being a FEDERAL CRIME, it is immoral and destructive to the country. The legal alien also risks revocation of their legal status and deportation. If the illegal doesn't care enough to do things legally, who the heck wants them here? What kind of citizen (other than selfish, greedy and irresponsible) will they be?

Can a legal alien marry an alien?

If by "legal alien" you mean a "resident alien" (i.e., a foreigner with permission to live in the United States) and by "alien" you mean any alien, whether legal or illegal (undocumented), then the answer is yes. Generally, there is no citizenship requirement for marriage in the United States. What effect the marriage will have on the immigration status of the parties involved is another question.

Can a legal alien marry and illegal alien in the US?

not really because the illegal alien must have to go through "naturalization" and must wait a few years while living in the united states like 7 years.