I am presently married to a legal permanent resident who is due for citizenship in another 2 years. I want to know how i can get a legal status to apply for financial aide to pay for graduate school next spring. Some of the schools i contacted gave an option of presenting a temporary I-551 stamp as being sufficient. Do kindly shed more light on what options are open to me..i would like to know all the options available so that i can decide on what to do early enough. I will be willing to hire you as my attorney for the process.
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What is your legal status in the US?
Most likely you are unlawfully present, or on a temporary visa .... you will need to wait for your spouse to become a US citizen before you can get the I-551 stamp/card ... also known as a greencard.
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