Can a us citizen whos been married less than a year with an ilegal immigrant fix his legal status right away?

Asked about 1 year ago - Lake Station, IN

My ex boyfriend started dating a us citizen last year and about 6 months later they got married. It will be a year sometime between november and december of this year he now says his legal status is all in order now. Can it be done so fast?

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  1. F. J. Capriotti III

    Contributor Level 20


    Lawyers agree

    Answered . It depends on whether or not he entered the US legally ... even if his I-94 has expired.

    If legally ...yes 3-9 months is possible.

    If not legally ... no way.

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  2. Ji Min Kim


    Contributor Level 14


    Lawyers agree

    Answered . Adjustment of Status based on marriage to the USC tend to get adjudicated fast.

  3. Sergey Vladimirovich Makarov

    Contributor Level 14


    Lawyers agree

    Answered . Yes, it is possible.

  4. Lalita Haran

    Contributor Level 14


    Lawyer agrees

    Answered . Yes.
    Lalita Haran
    Attorney: Immigration Law
    13295 Illinois St Ste 128
    Carmel IN 46032
    Ph: (317) 660-6174

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