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

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?

Providence, RI -

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Shah Iqbal Nawaaz Peerally

Shah Iqbal Nawaaz Peerally

Immigration Attorney - Newark, CA

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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