My boyfriend came from Mexico at age 15 to gain a better life here with his sister in the US. He worked with a lawyer in Houston for a year or so and finally obtained a work visa and a Mexico passport. We want to get married soon and start a family. How can he receive US citizenship? And if we were to go to Mexico would he be able to re-enter with his passport?
You need to speak with an experienced immigration attorney near you. Perhaps you might consider consulting with the same immigration attorney who apparently helped your boyfriend obtain an employment authorization card.
If you and your boyfriend have plans to marry, then, depending on your boyfriend's immigration history, and his history of encounters with law enforcement officials (if any), then he might be eligible to apply for permanent resident status through you. Meet with an immigration attorney to explore the possibilities.
To get citizenship, he must first be a legal permanent resident.
Please do not confuse legal permanent residence with US citizenship. Confusing the two can result in a false claim to US citizenship. A false claim to US citizenship results in deportation and a permanent bar from the US.
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