To plan to come to U.S. to get married while misstating your purpose for entering the country, is a violation of law.
However, if one does happen to get married after entering with a visa,, the USC can petition (i-130) and the alien spouse can apply to adjust status (i-485) in U.S.
Once the package is submitted, it would be best if alien remained in the US. for at least six months until approved.
If the alien departs, you will have to apply for a K3 Spouse Visa which requires you to stay...
No one can stop you from getting married. However, while you might be able to petition for her, she would not be able to adjust status unless she first obtained a J1 waiver.
J1 exchange visitor visas are unique in that they require some holders to return home at the end of the program for a period of two years instead of allowing the foreign national to work under an H-1B visa, L visa or to adjust status to a green card holder.
The intent of the J1 exchange visitor visa is to provide...
You should not travel before you are approved for deferred action as a childhood arrival. Once approved you may apply for advanced parole. However, there is no guarantee you will be approved. Approval is on a case-by-case basis. Do consult an experienced immigration attorney for guidance.
Your boyfriend needs the services of an experienced immigration attorney. Apparently he entered the country without inspection and is therefore removable. He may qualify for DACA. Best of luck to you both.
You present a curious scenario. "No family connection consideration"? Applicants who win the diversity visa lottery can extend that benefit to their spouses and children if they are under 21 years old and unmarried. The spouse and children are called "derivatives."
However, in order for a spouse or child to get a diversity visa, they person must have been listed on the primary applicant’s online application.
If he neglected to include his spouse or children, they will NOT be eligible for a...