I over stay my visa

Asked about 3 years ago - Los Angeles, CA

My friend over stay her visa. She went back 2 months to renew her visa, but her visa was denied because she over stay. Now I want to know if she marries her USC boyfriend would she be able to fix her legal status or would their be problems.

Attorney answers (4)

  1. J Charles Ferrari

    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . It depends on the length of the overstay.

    You should retain an experienced immigration lawyer to review all the facts and advise you accordingly.

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more
  2. Christian Schmidt

    Contributor Level 19

    Answered . She should not have any problems if she overstayed less than 180 days and the marriage is genuine. You should consult with an experienced immigration attorney for the best approach to bring her back.

  3. Sean Lewis

    Contributor Level 9

    Answered . I agree with my collegue. If she did not over stay 180 days or more there should not be a problem (usually). I would have a lawyer review this to be sure.

  4. Jeffrey Adam Devore

    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . The answer to this question will depend on how long your/your friend overstayed. Consult with an experienced immigration attorney for case specific advice.

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    While written by an attorney who is a Florida Bar Certified Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law, the... more

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