You are a US citizen military member and you want to marry an illegal immigrant will it help her get her permanent residency if you are in the military?
Regardless if you are in the military or not, once you marry an illegal immigrant with a marriage of a year or longer, they are legally U.S. residence thereafter.
Yes. The child will be a US citizen. The parent will need to apply for permanent residency.
No. In the US adults regardless of their citizen status cannot be adopted. A legal immigrant can be sponsored by a US citizen for permanent residency and citizenship.
What will happen if an illegal immigrant marry a us citizen and divorce before filing for a permanent residence?
The US citizen may cancel the I-130 petition, and the illegal will not be given permanent residency. If the immigrant entered illegally into the country, then it doesnt matter because marriage to a US citizen CANNOT help make the immigrant legal.
No, marriage to a US citizen does not mean the foreign national will be granted permanent residency or citizenship status.
Does an illegal immigrant become a permanent resident after they have been married for a year or longer to a U.S. citizen who is in the military?
Check with the JAG(Judge Advocates Office) office at your hubbys duty station. * No, the citizen spouse will have to apply for permanent residency for the foreign national spouse under USCIS laws. United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, http://www.uscis.gov
An immigrant must be legally present within the US when marrying a US citizen to be eligible to be sponsored by their citizen spouse for permanent residency. Persons illegally within the US do not qualify for permanent residency under any circumstances other than being certified asylee or refugee status.
if an immigrant gets an aggrivated felony while in the US, they can and will have their residency taken away
No. An incarcerated person could not sponsor a foreign national for permanent residency nor citizenship. FYI, marrying a US citizen does not automatically confer permanent resident or citizenship status on a foreign national. Likewise, an illegal immigrant is not eligible for permanent residency regardless of his or her marital status. Unlawfully present individuals are required to voluntarily leave the US and return to their country of origin or face detainment and deportation.
A foreign national who is unlawfully present within the US cannot apply for permanent residency or citizenship unless her or she qualifies as a refugee or asylee. Due to new immigration reform and enforcement, marriage to a US citizen by an illegal immigrant will no longer result in the citizen spouse being able to apply for residency for the immigrant spouse. All foreign nationals unlawfully present within the US are now subject to deportation with… Read More
You need to be a permanent resident card (green card) holder to be eligible to apply for citizenship. In normal circumstances, an immigrant should be a permanent resident for five years to be eligible for citizenship. If you are married to a US citizen, then it is three years of permanent residency.It is that you have to be in marriage to a U.S citizen and should be living with that U.S citizen for the past… Read More
It's not illegal.
You have to be a permanent resident alien (legal immigrant with a green card permanently residing in the U.S.) or a naturalized citizen to the join the U.S. Navy or other military branches.
If you are a us citizen and you where married once and filled for permanent residency and now you get married again and want to ask for permanent recidency for your spouse can you?
If you are a US Citizen, legally divorced or widowed, you can request permanent residency for your spouse, regardless of how you gained your citizenship.
No rights gained, save for the ability to legalize your residency status if the immigrant entered the country LEGALLY.
You can marry anywhere your hearts desire! After you get married the Illegal Resident needs to apply for Permanent residency. You can have the application sent to you just by calling them up (they have computer automated service also).
If the immigrant already lives in the country he/she is emigrating to many people use the American term "Permanent Resident"
when the person has resided continuously as a lawful permanent resident in the U.S. for at least 5 years prior to filing with no single absence from the United States of more than one year;
If a United States Citizen marries in the United States in January 2009 to an immigrant from the Philippines is she now considered to be a United States Citizen?
No, she is not. She will be allowed to remain in the US with her spouse and children, but she will have to apply for citizenship separate from her marriage. The US citizen REMAINS a US citizen. The immigrant remains an immigrant and must follow the legal path to resident immigrant status, and from there to citizenship. Marriage is not a free pass to residency or citizenship.
A permanent residency is a step towards becoming a US citizen. A permanent resident can purchase a home and own property
No. An immigrant who is unlawfully present within the US cannot be sponsored for permanent residency or citizenship. They must voluntarily return to their country of origin or face deportation. After leaving the US the foreign national will be barred from applying for reentry for 3-10 years depending upon the individual's circumstances.
A Permanent Resident is a non-citizen within a country other than one which they have citizenship for. Permanent Residency grants them all rights to live in that country for as long as they desire, with certain conditions. They do not have all rights of a citizen, such as voting and representation, however; Residency is normally the last step towards gaining citizenship.
No, marriage to US citizen does not automatically allow a non-citizen to become a permanent resident or citizen of the US. Marriage does entitle the non-citizen to apply for US permanent residency, provided they can show they will be living in the US. For example, if a US citizen married a German citizen, and they continue to live in Germany, the german citizen cannot apply for a US permanent resident visa. If, at some time… Read More
What do you have to do if you are a US citizen in the military and want to get residency for your mother who is a Mexican citizen?
You must be 21 years old to apply for your parents. Simply fill out application for residency for your mother with the IRS.
When an international student marries a US citizen what forms or documents do the US citizen have to fill out?
I-130 and I-148 to change to permanent residency and status
Can a legal immigrant who is married to a US citizen but has not received Conditional permanent residence status divorce and marry another citizen?
No.. go home
Anyone who is a permanent resident of the US is not a citizen yet. So if you are truly a Mexican citizen, you are required to have a visa if traveling to Canada. If you were to become a citizen of the US, however, then no visa would be required.
In order to become an American citizen, a person should first become 18 yrs old. Next is becoming a legal permanent resident - getting a green card. He/ she has to then maintain the required continuous residency status and permanent residency status. Becoming a US citizen is not a one-day process but a lengthy one.
If a foreign student delivers a baby here in the US is her child a US citizen automatically and can she apply for a permanent residency?
Her child is definitely a US citizen which the baby's birth certificate proves it. but the mother cant apply for residency.
It takes five years to become a US citizen after being a permanent resident. It may take longer to become a permanent resident in the first place.
An legal immigrant is a immigrant who granted permanent residence (aka greencard holder) to live legally in the United States. A naturalized citizen is an legal immigrant who applies to become a United Citizen after being a legal resident for 5 years. 3 years if they are married to a US Citizen.
Yes but you do need to file outside of the US for permanent residency.
What are the options for a US citizen to live and work in the UK to be with their UK citizen boyfriend without rushing into marriage?
Get a working visa, and use it. Apply for and get permanent residency.
The citizen spouse has no recourse to the action as US immigration laws no longer allow a citizen spouse to apply for residency for an illegal immigrant spouse. The Mexican national will have to leave the US and file under the required USCIS regulations for reentry.
Yes. The foreign national would not yet be eligible to apply for permanent residency therefore divorcing his or her current spouse and remarrying would not affect his or her status. Be advised, that it may create difficulty when the application for permanent residency is made.
Does an immigrant who married an American citizen retain permanent citizenship after the American spouse dies?
Yes they retain citizenship.
If a person overstays their visa and gets married to a citizen then applies for permanent residency based on marriage will they be sent home?
No, both my marriages were like the one you described. They will get their residency regardless.
No, marriage to a US citizen only reduces the required residency period for permanent residents who wish to become US citizens.
A sponsor should be atleast 18 years of age at the time of sponsoring an immigrant. He/she should be a US Citizen or a Permanent Resident in order to be a sponsor.
After 3 years of legally married with a Romanian citizen, you can apply for a parmanent residence (Romanian Passport).
How does a legal resident alien of the US for over 20 years go about becoming an American citizen after being married to his born US citizen wife of 7 years?
You should have applied for Permanent Residency 7 years ago when you got married. I recommend you apply for Permanent Residency now and in 3 years you can apply for Citizenship.
YES US Visa is required.
Once you apply for and receive your permanent residency you have to wait 3 years before your able to apply for citizenship.
How can a U.S. citizen marry his common law wife who is an undocumented illegal immigrant without her being deported?
It is no longer possible for a citizen to apply for permanent residency/ citizenship for an immigrant spouse who entered the U.S. illegally. (INA Sect: 212(a)(9)(B) and 8 USC 1182(a)(9)(B). Marrying a U.S. citizen does not automatically confer permanent resident status or citizenship on a foreign national. Therefore, marrying the person would not solve the problem of her being unlawfully present. She would be required to voluntarily return to her country of origin or be… Read More
When a military person marries a German and moves back to the USA does the German ever have to become a US citizen?
No, this is not required. However, the German partner needs to get permanent residency at least, otherwise he or she won't be able to stay long-term in the United States.
Green card 3 years job know English * Foreign nationals who are unlawfully present within the US are not eligible to apply for a permanent resident status nor citizenship even if they marry a U.S. citizen. Those persons who are in the U.S. legally whether married to a U.S. citizen or not, may apply for permanent residency under the United States Citizenship and Immigration laws. All pertinent information can be found at, http://www.uscis.gov
If you already have a permanent residency card that expires in 2009 and want to marry a citizen would you still be able to become a citizen if you have a felony on your record?
Yes you can but you need to do it soon, you will need to answer lots of questions for how and why you entered the country illegally but they should let you in the country
No. He will have to return to his country of origin and apply to be an US citizen like everyone else. The child is an US citizen because he/she was born to a parent who is an US citizen and also because the child was born in the US. Having a child with a US citizen or while in the United States does not give you US citizenship. My advice would be, first, to return… Read More
If a Mexican girl is born in Mexico and came to the United States at the age of 5 can she become a citizen by getting married with a citizen?
She will still need to be sponsored by the spouse (who is an American Citizen) and apply for residency first. Once permanent residency is granted, she has to wait (I believe it's approximately two years) to apply for citizenship.
Can an illegal immigrant who has a criminal background obtain a green card by marrying a US citizen?
No. In most cases it is no longer possible for a foreign national who is unlawfully present within the US to be sponsored for permanent residency or citizenship by a citizen spouse regardless of having a criminal history or not. Any foreign national either legally or illegally within the US is subject to deportation if convicted of a federal or state felony.