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Can an illegal alien become a permanent resident, by marrying a US citizen, and how long does it take?

Providence, RI |
Filed under: Immigration

my friend who is not Italian entered the US with fake italian documents five years ago and those papers are now also expired. Can he become a permanent resident by marrying a US citizen, and approximately how long would that take. would he have to go back to his country first?

Attorney Answers 1


I think you need to talk to a lawyer on this case asap. I will not recommend filing anything unless you are assisted by a good immigration attorney.

Good Luck
Shah Peerally
Founder and Managing Attorney of Shah Peerally Law Group PC
The Law Firm Deals in Immigration law & Debt Relief

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