If you are getting married to a U.S. citizen in good faith (i.e. to build a life together), forget the I-102. Hire a good immigration lawyer to help with the family petition and application for permanent resident status.
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You should have an attorney assist you with the filing of the I-102. The key to a green card through a US citizen is that you must be able to prove lawful entry into the US. Without proof of your legal entry you could be placed in removal proceedings. My best advice is to hire an immigration attorney.
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I agree with my colleague. Being out of status, it is advisable to consult with an experienced immigration attorney who can examine the facts of your case and provide you with a legal opinion. Until you gain a form of legal status, you are opening yourself up to being placed in removal proceedings. Good luck.
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