Thank you for the inquiry. If you are unfamiliar with the process as far as employer-sponsored petitions or employment-based visas, you should seek a consultation with an immigration attorney. The attorney can assist you as far as explaining your available options, costs and time frame. Many of us represent clients abroad and offer consultations over Skype.
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Depending on your age, you might qualify for Deferred Action. However, deferred action would only grant you work authorization for two years and would not give you lawful status in the U.S. If you have a spouse who is a US citizen, then your spouse could be the petitioner for an I-130 Petition for Alien Relative. However, you run the risk of having to go through consular processing and potentially be barred from reentering the U.S. if any issues arise. You should consult with an immigration...
Thanks for your inquiry. Do you know if anyone would be willing to attest to the fact that you were in the U.S. before your 16th birthday? It would be a good idea to have a consultation with an immigration attorney to make sure you meet all eligibility requirements and do not have any potential red flags in your case. For more information on eligibility requirements, please see the link below.