I entered US With B2 visa,but out of status about 5 months,then meet my new US citizen friend,we want marry but we afraid of USCIS Will deport me because of my overstay.if we
marry,can I change my status inside US,if I back my home country,can I re-enter US again?
If your marriage is bona fide (for love, not just for a green card), you can adjust your status to permanent resident in the U.S.
Please click the link below for additional information.
Carl Shusterman, Esq.
Former INS Trial Attorney (1976-82)
Board Certified Immigration Attorney (1986 - Present)
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Keep in mind that your green card will be conditional for two year and the conditions will be removed when the government is satisfied that the marriage is legitimate. You should speak to an immigration attorney to ensure that your overstay is properly dealt with and so that they can advise you on any issues regarding leaving and reentering the country.
You can adjust status in the U.S. ,despite the overstay, as long as the marriage is entered into in good faith, not for immmigration purposes only.
If you plan to travel back home, you must do it before you reach the 180-day mark of your unlawful presence. However, meet with an immigration lawyer to explain to you the details and impact of traveling vis-a-vis your plans.
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