If your wife is a citizen and you entered the U.S. lawfully, she can file a petition for you. If the case is handled properly and if there are no other issues, you should be able to adjust status. If you entered the U.S. unlawfully, Parole-in-Place may be applicable.
Attorney Khurgel is a former USCIS and State Department Embassy Officer. His comments on Avvo are general advice, and do not constitute an attorney-client relationship.
If your wife is a US citizen and you entered the US lawfully, she can sponsor you for a green card and you can adjust your status in the US. Please see
Mr. Shusterman's (former INS Trial Attorney, 1976-82) response to your question is general in nature, as not all the facts are known to him. You should retain an attorney experienced in immigration law to review all the facts in your case in order to receive advice specific to your case. Mr. Shusterman's statement above does not create an attorney/client relationship.
If she is a citizen, she might be able to. Please talk to an immigration lawyer before asking her to do anything. Anything at all related to your status.
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